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Nino Durden

Police officer

Gino Floyd "Nino" Durden (born May 5, 1963), was a police officer in the elite Los Angeles Police Department Community Resources Against Street Hoodlums (CRASH) unit implicated in the LAPD Rampart scandal. Durden, along with Officer Rafael Pérez, was involved in the shooting and framing of gang member Javier Ovando. Both officers later made false statements against Ovando in court. Durden was arrested in July 2000. According to media reports, like the other officers directly involved, Durden was booked wearing his LAPD uniform. Durden was charged with attempted murder, assault with a semiautomatic firearm in the Ovando shooting, filing a false report and perjury – two counts stemming from the October 25, 1996, arrest of Miguel Hernandez, who was allegedly framed on a weapons offense, second-degree robbery for allegedly stealing jewelry and money from a suspected drug dealer on August 15, 1997, and filing a false report in connection with the February 2, 1997, arrest of Jose Lara, who also was allegedly framed on a weapons charge. Durden pled guilty to all charges and was sentenced to five years in prison on six California state charges, including perjury, filing false police  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1963-05-05
Place of birth
Los Angeles
Profession
Police officer

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