Autopsy reports show that Ezell Ford, who was killed by police in August, was shot three times, including once in the back, prompting outrage from protesters. The investigation into Ford's death is still ongoing.
On Sunday, two police officers were fired on in what the LAPD called an unprovoked attack. The officers were unharmed. Observeres are divided on whether the attack was motivated by several high-profile deaths of black men at the hands of police.
When ex-cop Christopher Dorner pursued his fatal vendetta against Los Angeles Police Department, his cause resonated with some in the black community. Why has the old rift between police and minorities been so hard to heal?
The manhunt for ex-cop Christopher Dorner played out in real time on television. On Twitter and other social media, many expressed support for the suspect's alleged killing spree and his claims against LAPD.