George Tita

UC Irvine

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Professor of Criminology at the University of California, Irvine, where he studies community policing and violence  

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In Los Angeles, streets, freeways, train tracks and the LA River form boundaries that many of us aren’t aware of. These are the boundaries of gang territories.

Gang borders in Los Angeles

In Los Angeles, streets, freeways, train tracks and the LA River form boundaries that many of us aren’t aware of. These are the boundaries of gang territories.

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In Los Angeles, for the first time in 12 years, violent crime increased in 2014.  Aggravated assaults were up 24%.

Violent Crime Is Rising in Los Angeles — at Least on Paper

In Los Angeles, for the first time in 12 years, violent crime increased in 2014.  Aggravated assaults were up 24%.

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