California military history the 1992 los angeles riots a battalion commander's perspective lessons in command and control from the los angeles riots. Introduction in april 1992 los angeles experienced the worst riot in an american city when the first of the juries trying the police officers accused of beating motorist rodney king acquitted those officers. The rodney king riots, also known as the los angeles riots, began this day in 1992, after four los angeles police department (lapd) officers were acquitted of charges in the savage beating of rodney king (pictured below) the racially sparked riots lasted more than six days, with. The riots in los angeles in 1992, following the infamous rodney king police use-of-force trial, put us all on notice as to the powder keg we're living in.
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