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View Stats on LAPD Video
Wednesday: Around 3,500
Thursday: Around 4,000
Friday: Around 27,000
Monday: Over 677,100

Disappearing Act
Sean Bonner of Metroblogging LA writes an op-ed on an editorial about Use of Force on LAPD's blog. As of this publishing, the LAPD's editorial is missing.

No distractions for you!
Many corporate-based Internet filters block YouTube, and City Hall is no exception. But the fact that it took hours to see the video within city walls is a telltale sign that ITA's equivalent of a HelpDesk is behind the times in technology, policy, or just taking action when it's needed. It should take a click of a button to turn off the YouTube block for the city.

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Not his first time
Officer Alexander Schlegel, who is seen in the video punching the suspect, William Cardenas, has been written up before, but never charged.

What's behind the psychology of remembering a moment?
The police report says one thing; the video says another. Whatever happened to the "Limit of Four?" And reports say the officers were unaware of the filming, yet on 20/20 the cell phone camerawoman says they were.