On the afternoon of Dec. 11, 2009, the Anaheim Police Department received a tip that an armed parolee was roaming the back streets of Anaheim's working-class Loara neighborhood. At the same time, Caesar Cruz, a 35-year-old father of five, was driving his dark-green Chevrolet SUV to his sons' school. Later, police would tell reporters that the undercover units tailing Cruz sought to pull him over, and when that failed, they called for assistance. A marked police cruiser then followed Cruz into a Walmart parking lot, which was packed with... More >>>