There's a new sheriff in town in the largest polygamous community in America. For years, the local police in Colorado City, Arizona have been accused of not giving protection to anyone who wasn't a follower of polygamous leader Warren Jeffs and his Fundamentalist Latter-Day Saints Church.
Now the Arizona attorney general has stepped in and given half-a-million dollars to pay for county sheriff patrols in town. That's after the state legislature tried to disband the police force and didn't succeed.
There are several people in town who say the police force has failed them and they welcome the new patrols.
People like Issac Wyler, who left the church eight years ago and says he's the victim of gruesome vandals.
"They kill cats and throw them in the back of my truck, or I will find them in my porch a lot of times," Wyler told CNN's Gary Tuchman.
But another sickening discovery was made on Wyler's property, according to another former FLDS member. You'll see the shocking video tonight in Tuchman's report. It shows a live kitten stuck in wet concrete inside a pipe.
So what did local police do about it? The former FLDS members say nothing.
Tuchman has been reporting on the FLDS community for years and went back to the area to see how the new patrols are going.
Don't miss his report tonight at 8 and 10 p.m. ET.
Update: Watch Gary Tuchman's report.
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