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Cop who kicked gangbanger in head caters to gangbangers on the web

Last month we saw how El Monte Police Officer George Fierro kick a gangbanger in the head after having chased him for several miles in a car, then several blocks on feet.

The incident was caught on a live camera from an overhead news copter and we also saw Fierro high-five another off

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Last month we saw how El Monte Police Officer George Fierro kick a gangbanger in the head after having chased him for several miles in a car, then several blocks on feet.

The incident was caught on a live camera from an overhead news copter and we also saw Fierro high-five another officer who was at the scene with him.

While it may not have been pretty scene – and it probably wasn’t legal – it was their way of showing the gangbangers who was boss.

And while many people on this blog criticized Fierro, many cop supporters hailed him as a hero and wrote it off as nothing but a “distraction blow.”

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But they probably didn’t know that Fierro runs an online business that caters to these same gangbangers.

Torcido Clothing, according to its website, “features some of the hardest authentic jail house threads for the streets. Straight from East L.A., Califas…” Califas is Chicano slang for Southern California.

Other items for sale include t-shirts with hand logo of the notorious Mexican Mafia prison gang and t-shirts replicating those apparently found in the Los Angeles County Jail in 1750 unit, the gang segregation unit. Just in case your authentic shirt was ripped off by other inmates during your stay.

Fierro ads a bit of authenticity and cuteness by stating that “visitation is open 24 hours” for shoppers.

His shoppers, who never come face to face with him unless he is kicking their head in, probably have no idea they are buy merchandise from an actual cop.

The Los Angeles Times reports that one El Monte councilwoman didn’t mind the kick to the head. She just didn’t appreciate the business.

“Our police officers spend their time doing everything possible to prevent gang members promoting themselves and here is an officer who is doing his best to glorify gangs,” she said.

In 2007, an LAPD officer discovered that Fierro was running the site and sent out an email asking the following:

“Has anyone seen or know about this gang clothing that a police officer is selling to gangsters. . . . I understand the clothing has hiding places for contraband, guns and dope. Things that can hurt our real cops on the street.”

This offended Fierro who ended up filing a lawsuit for libelous statements. After all, he insisted, the clothes he sells to gangbanger criminals do not contain hiding places for guns and dope.

Gang intervention experts said wearing this clothing can dangerous in many neighborhoods.

And the El Monte Police Chief said he didn’t mind because it was a “freedom of speech thing.”

But we’re sure some of the gangbangers are going to mind when they learn they’ve been doing business in with a cop liable to kick them in the head when they’re down.

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