FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Top News

Rodney King Stopped by Officers After Driving Erratically

March 04, 2011  | 

Rodney King, whose arrest triggered rioting and chaos in Los Angeles in the early 1990s, was stopped by police nearly 20 years to the date of an arrest that rocked the Los Angeles Police Department.

King was pulled over by an Arcadia (Calif.) PD police officer about 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, after driving erratically in a green Mitsubishi, reports the Los Angeles Times.

Read the full story at LATimes.com.

Related:

LAPD Chief: Rodney King Arrest Wouldn't Happen Today

Cops More Aware of Citizen Video, 20 Years After King Arrest

Lessons Learned from the Rodney King Arrest

My Memories of the Rodney King Riots? Rage and Frustration

TASERs Can Prevent Another Rodney King Incident

What Really Happened During the Rodney King Riots

Tags: Traffic Enforcement, Rodney King Arrest, California


Comments (2)

Displaying 1 - 2 of 2

ten98Sam @ 3/4/2011 5:52 PM

Why don't you show the whole story on the videos that were taken of him trying to get the gun of the female CHP officer that occured before LAPD arrived and kicked his rotten ass!

Michael @ 3/6/2011 3:52 AM

I remember watching that video on tv, we all know they cut out the parts they did not want us to see. I work in northern calif. and my G.O. has the same use of force that the LAPD guys used. Lets see, we ruined some cops lives and put them in jail. Gave the scumbag $3.8m because we don't want to support our cops, we might look bad. I can't think of one incident where a suspect got his ass kicked that would look ok to the news or liberal citizens of this state. I still can not believe how FU this was. I see that he changed with all that money. What a joke.

Join the Discussion





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

DOJ Condemns Leaks of Ferguson Shooting Evidence
New details from the inquiry into Michael Brown’s Aug. 9 death — all provided by...
Official Brown Autopsy Supports Officer Wilson's Testimony
The St. Louis medical examiner, Dr. Michael Graham, who is not part of the official...
Video: New Jersey Troopers' Cruiser Sideswiped by Jeep at Traffic Stop
The close call was captured on dashcam video back on October 11 around 10:30 p.m. Two New...
Video: Machete-Wielding Man Killed by Arizona Police After Ramming Patrol Car, Seriously Injuring Officer
Avondale, Ariz., police shot a man Thursday morning after he rammed a patrol car while...
Video: Arizona Campus Officer Saves Student's Life
A casual game of volleyball almost proved deadly for an Arizona State University student...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine