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March 25, 2021 92 min

Content warning: this episode contains descriptions of police brutality.

This week, Jamie and Caitlin speak with journalist Cerise Castle about her groundbreaking new series “A Tradition of Violence: The History of Deputy Gangs in the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department” for Knock LA. We can’t recommend it enough -- Cerise also brings us "Den of Thieves," a movie that glorifies one of the LASD gangs she reports on. Read the series here, and follow Cerise on Twitter @cerisecastle!

Read “A Tradition of Violence” series here: https://knock-la.com/tradition-of-violence-lasd-gang-history/ 

And contribute to the Knock LA Patreon here to support local journalism in LA (Jamie writes for them too, full disclosure): https://www.patreon.com/KNOCK_LA 

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