Ghetto Cops Gallery Learn more about Ghetto Cops Patrolmen check out a car that was cruising away from a burglary alarm. Patrolman Quintana's bulletproof vest. No way. If I was chicken, I wouldn't be a cop." An arrest following a street knifing. An arrest is made for a nighttime liquor story robbery Police Chief Tom Cochée, California first African-American chief of police, stands amidst Compton's ever-present graffiti. A most common sight in the city of Compton. Patrolmen frisking juveniles. "It's a false alarm," officers tell another patrolman as he approaches a liquor store with a shotgun in hand. The call is armed robbery at a liquor store. The first cops on the scene, not taking any chances, order everyone outside the store down on the pavement.