egregious: extremely bad; shocking
Police Gangs Are A Cancer In Los Angeles
A report says a police department in Los Angeles has secretive groups called “deputy gangs”. The gangs use code names like Banditos, Executioners, and Spartans. They also have matching tattoos and act like street gangs. These police gangs have engaged in egregious conduct. They celebrate using excessive force and have threatened other police officers. The report says that the gangs are a “cancer” and must be banned right away. The new sheriff says he wants to stop the gangs and make sure the police department follows the rules.
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Deputy gangs a ‘cancer’ within the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, scathing report says