The ’90s Sucked – Ep. 24 – The LAPD Rampart Scandal

Adam and Chet discuss a notorious LAPD scandal that led to massive reforms within the LAPD (that ultimately changed nothing).

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Reference Links

The Kevin Gaines Road Rage Incident

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rampart_scandal#March_18,_1997_%E2%80%93_Officer_Kevin_Gaines_road_rage_shootout

https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1997-05-30-me-64071-story.html

Rampart Ties to Death Row Records

https://web.archive.org/web/20040326194127/http://www.rollingstone.com/news/newsarticle.asp?nid=13927&afl=msnf#middle

The David Mack Bank Robbery

https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1999-sep-14-me-9966-story.html

Rafael Perez 

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/lapd/scandal/cron.html

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