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A Severed Head, Two Cops, and the Radical Future of Interrogation

A novel interrogation technique is transforming the art of detective work: Shut up and let the suspect do the talking.


Not Forgotten

On the LAPD’s decade-old cold case division: its detectives, its tactics, and its successes.


L.A. Confidential

Rogue cops in the LAPD Rampart division’s anti-gang CRASH unit (Community Resources Against Street Hoodlums) were involved in everything from drug smuggling and bank robberies to, allegedly, the murder of Christopher “Notorious BIG” Wallace.


The Dirtiest Cop Alive

A profile of Rafael PĂ©rez, an infamously corrupt LAPD officer and the inspiration behind the Vic Mackey character on The Shield.