Wide Disparities in CA Crime Trends After Justice Reform

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Between 2010 and 2016, crime in Los Angeles County — including property and violent crime — rose by 5 percent even as overall crime in the rest of the state fell by the same rate. A series of state-wide criminal justice reform policies didn’t seem to have much of an impact, said criminologist Charis Kubrin, adding, “The action, if you will, is at the local level . . .

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