The Los Angeles Police Department makes its statistics publicly accessible, and regularl...

The Crosstown Crime Book: August-Crosstown – Crosstown

The Los Angeles Police Department makes its statistics publicly accessible, and regularly updates information on crime trends, but it’s difficult to make sense of all the data. With the Crime Book, Crosstown looks at the state of public safety, examining how a single month compares both with the recent past, and previous years, in the effort to provide context to numbers. Here is how Los Angeles fared in August. Fewer murders, but still a lot of violence The Los Angeles Police Department recorded 33 murders in August. The good news is that this represents a significant drop from the 48 …

 

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