Los Angeles Riots
What kinds of prior preparation might have improved Los Angeles’s early response to the rioting?
How did responders establish a chain of command, both within their own organizations and across different organizations and professional groups? To what extent was this successful? In what ways did this fall short?
Howitt, A. M., & Leonard, H. B. (2009). Managing crises: responses to large-scale emergencies. Washington, D.C: CQ Press.
Kapucu, N., & Özerdem, A. (2013). Managing emergencies and crises. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Publishers.
I have provided The 1992 Los Angeles Riots from the book Howitt along with Chapters 9 and 10 from the book Kapucu.