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LAPD Reports Fewer Arrests, More Crimes

May 21, 1910, Police

May 21, 1910: The Times reports some alarming statistics for the Police Department. Arrests have fallen off sharply and criminal complaints have increased. Various officials offer different explanations: officers don’t bother with trivial offenses,  they are frustrated with permissive judges, stool pigeons have been eliminated and officers are afraid of losing their jobs over a complaint. Several officers refer to an organization called the League of Justice, which will require more digging.

May 21, 1910, Police

May 21, 1910, Police

May 21, 1910, Police

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