Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas wields a police baton, demonstrating how he believes Fullerton police officer Manuel Ramos threatened Kelly Thomas during his opening statements in the ... more 
Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas wields a police baton, demonstrating how he believes Fullerton police officer Manuel Ramos threatened Kelly Thomas during his opening statements in the People v. Ramos and Cicinelli trial at Orange County Superior Court in Santa Ana, California, December 2, 2013. The trial of two former California policemen charged in the beating and stun gun death of a mentally ill transient began on Monday with opening statements about the deadly confrontation that touched off protests and political upheaval in a Los Angeles suburb. REUTERS/Bruce Chambers/Pool (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW) less 
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