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Django Unchained

LAPD Sergeant Defends Role In Handcuffing ‘Django Unchained’ Actress

By Kate Mather and Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles police sergeant Monday defended his role in handcuffing and detaining an actress who alleged she was mistreated because of her race, saying he responded to a routine call that escalated when the woman refused to identify herself. The Los Angeles […]

September 16, 2014

‘Django Unchained’ Actress Detained For ‘Basic Police Work,’ LAPD Says

By Amina Khan, Los Angeles Times A Los Angeles police official defended the actions of officers who detained “Django Unchained” actress Daniele Watts as “basic police work” amid claims that she was mistreated. According to the police account of the incident, officers were responding to a 911 complaint that a couple was engaged in indecent […]

September 15, 2014