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The Offspring

The Offspring is an American punk rock band from Orange County, California, formed in 1984. They are widely credited, alongside fellow California punk, ska punk, and pop punk bands Sublime,Green Day, and Rancid, with popularizing and reviving mainstream interest in punk rock in the United States in… more »

When cops are taking care of business I can understand 
But the L.A. story´s gone way out of hand
 Their acts of aggression, they say they´re justified 
But it seems an obsession has started from the inside 

They´re shooting anyone who even tries to run
They´re shooting little kids with toy guns
Take it to a jury but they don´t give a damn
 Because the one who tells the truth is always the policeman 

Beat all the niggers 
Beat whoever you see
Don´t need a reason 
(We´re) L.A.P.D. 

The city of L.A. feels like a prison 
With helicopters overhead and bullets whizzing by
 Martial law ain´t no solution  Police brutality´s just social pollution 

Beat all the white trash
Beat whoever you see
Don´t need a reason 
(We´re) L.A.P.D. 

They say they´re keeping the peace 
But I´m not buying it because a billy club ain´t much of a pacifier 
"Protecting your freedom"
Now that´s just a lie

It´s an excuse for power that´s more like an alibi 
Law and order doesn´t really matter
When you´re the one getting bruised and battered 
You take it to a jury, they´ll throw it in your face
 Because justice in L.A. comes in a can of mace


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