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Police Killings Marked With Backyard Barbecues, Secretive Rituals, Ex-Captain Alleges

In Vallejo, California, a former police captain is alleging a secretive ritual that has brought about an unbiased investigation into the city's embattled police force: he says some officers concerned in fatal shootings in view that 2000 bent the guidelines in their celebrity-shaped badges to mark whenever they killed a person in the line of duty. In line with the unaffiliated news outlet, officials involved in deadly shootings marked the one's incidents with backyard barbecues and were initiated into a "Secretive clique" that covered curving one of the hints of their seven-point sterling silver badge. Ultimate month, nation legal professional trendy Xavier Becerra introduced the branch of Justice will adopt an "Expansive evaluate" of the Vallejo Police department after lawsuits claiming immoderate pressure and residents' needs for an outdoor investigation into officers' moves. Efforts to reach Bidou, the retired police chief, via phone Thurs