Homicide Rate Drops to 37-Year Low

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Last year, the number of homicides in Los Angeles dropped to one-third what it was in 1992.  Three hundred ninety-two murders is nothing to cheer about, but it's 17.6% fewer than last year. LA isn't the only place where homicides have declined.  New York had a good year in 2007, as did Chicago.  


Ruben De La Torre - Los Angeles Police Department, Andrew Karmen - Professor of sociology at John Jay College , Jill Leovy - Los Angeles Times

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