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Police Commission Studies Regulation of Prostitution

July 11, 2009 |  2:00 am

July 11, 1889, Police Commission

July 11, 1889: One of the best things about the 1880s newspapers is that The Times wrote about everything. One of the more controversial issues before the Police Commission is what to do with all the prostitutes in Los Angeles. Accusations of false arrest ... appointment of a police matron ... selling off the department's old horses ... it's all here.