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Sacramento Mass Shooting Confirms What Experts Already Knew, But Media Won’t Tell  
April 14, 2022
In the wake of the horrific mass shooting that took place in Sacramento, California, over the last week, politicians and media pundits have rushed to their soapboxes to proclaim, once again, that guns are the root of all evil and the cause of the recent violent crime wave that has gripped our nation.  ... read more »
LAPD Chief Reports 16.9% Reduction in Homicides So Far in 2022
March 1, 2022
Eleven fewer homicides were reported in Los Angeles during the first month of 2022 than during the same period in 2021, a drop of nearly 17%, Police Chief Michel Moore said today. Overall violent crime, however, increased 3.5%, Moore told the Los Angeles Police Commission. ... read more »
New Study: Innocent Blacks Seven Times More Likely to be Wrongfully Convicted of Murder Than Innocent Whites
March 4, 2021
The nonprofit legal organization committed to exonerating wrongly convicted individuals also noted that Black people are more likely to be wrongly convicted of murder when the victim is White. Among Black people exonerated of murder convictions, approximately 31 percent were wrongly convicted of killing White people. However, only 15 percent of homicides by Black people involve White victims, the National Registry of Exonerations reported. ... read more »
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Take a stand against gun violence terrorizing our streets
January 7, 2021
Gun violence spiked across the country in 2020, the most violent year in decades. 19,000 were killed in shootings, the highest death toll in 20 years (and that does not include gun suicides). Mass shootings — defined as four or more shot in an incident — also rose drastically to over 600. ... read more »
Los Angeles Sees Crime Reductions in Every Major Category
January 31, 2019
Homicides were down 8.2 percent, violent crime was down 4.5 percent and property crime was down 1.8 percent. ... read more »
Emergency Meeting Addresses Homicides in South Los Angeles
September 17, 2015
Despite the high temperatures and sweltering heat plaguing South Los Angeles, an overflow crowd of community residents, activists, gang interventionists and law enforcement packed into Hamilton United Methodist Church on Sunday, ... read more »
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