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Political Scapegoating To Explain Away Rising Homicide Rates

Political Scapegoating To Explain Away Rising Homicide Rates

Editorial By Michele Hanisee The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has reported a stunning 111 percent increase in homicides from January 1, 2021, to May 21, 2021, versus the same period in 2020.  While current statewide numbers are not yet reported by the Department of Justice, California’s homicide rate in 2020 had a lower but still […]