WEB EXTRA: "The Bullies in Blue" of the Fullerton PD: A Timeline

WEB EXTRA: "The Bullies in Blue" of the Fullerton PD: A Timeline

On July 5, 2011, Fullerton police officers savagely beat Kelly Thomas. He died five days later and the police department fell under international scrutiny.

Although more extreme, it wasn't a unique incident. The department has a longstanding history of using heavy-handed tactics. Click through this slideshow for a brief outline.


RELATED CONTENT
Click here to read Marisa Gerber's feature on the "Bullies in Blue" of the Fullerton PD.


On July 5, 2011, Fullerton police officers savagely beat Kelly Thomas. He died five days later and the police department fell under international scrutiny.

Although more extreme, it wasn't a unique incident. The department has a longstanding history of using heavy-handed tactics. Click through this slideshow for a brief outline.
RELATED CONTENT
Click here to read Marisa Gerber's feature on the "Bullies in Blue" of the Fullerton PD.
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