Ben Poston

Los Angeles Times

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Since California voters passed Prop 47 less than a year ago, some crimes are on the increase while arrests are on the decline.

One Year In, Has Prop 47 Made California Less Safe?

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Los Angeles has been held up as a paragon of data-driven policing—using data to deploy officers and set targets for crime reduction.

LAPD Fudging Crime Stats

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Mayor Garcetti promised to fight illegal dumping and clean up Los Angeles' dirty streets, but according to a pair of recent media investigations he isn't delivering on that promise in…

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