Boot Camp

This photo featured on the Huntington Park Police Department's Facebook page shows a drill instructor and students taking part in the LEAD program. (Photo courtesy Huntington Park PD/Facebook)

Parents Allege Kids Physically, Verbally Abused By SoCal Police Officers At Boot Camp

Huntington Park and South Gate police are facing allegations from the families of seven children who claim they were physically and verbally abused while attending a San Luis Obispo boot camp.



Respected Fitness Trainer Works To Make Students Proud After Suffering Stroke

A fitness trainer in South Bay, known as “G.I. Joe” Charles, has spent the last 15 years of his life motivating people to work out and get in shape.


A van used by "Recon 180" boot camp. (credit: CBS)

2 Accused Of Abusing And Assaulting Teens At East LA Boot Camp

Authorities accuse two men of abusing and assaulting nearly a dozen teens at a boot camp they operate in East Los Angeles.



Boot Camp Operator Charged With Sexually Assaulting Teen Girls

Prosecutors say the operator of a boot camp for troubled youth in Pasadena and Altadena has been charged with sexually assaulting two teen girls in 2004.


Kelvin McFarland, aka Sarge, is accused of kidnapping and extortion. (credit: CBS)

Friends, Fans Rally To Support Boot Camp Instructor Accused Of Serious Charges

Three dozen kids and some parents held a rally Saturday in support of Kelvin McFarland, founder of the Family 1st Growth Camp.


(credit: Pasadena Police Dept.)

Youth Boot Camp Instructor Arrested For Kidnapping, Extortion

A youth boot camp instructor was arrested on charges of kidnapping, false imprisonment and extortion.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/07/2011