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New Fact Sheet: Crime in L.A. County’s Major Cities Decline Amid Statewide Justice Reform

SAN FRANCISCO – May 15, 2019 – A new fact sheet from the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice finds that, through a period of large-scale criminal justice reforms including Proposition 47 and Public Safety Realignment, the crime rate in Los Angeles County's major cities have largely declined. The fact sheet compares recently-released FBI crime statistics of the 15 largest cities in Los Angeles County for the first six months of 2018 to early-year crime data for the prior eight years.

Semiannual crime rates per 100,000 population in Los Angeles County's 14 largest cities (excluding City of Los Angeles), 2010-2018

The fact sheet finds:

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