• REBECCA PRINE

Increase in LA's Criminalization of Homeless

http://www.latimes.com/local/politics/la-me-homeless-arrests-20180204-story.html

Ticketing people for sleeping on benches parks riverbeds and beaches then arresting them when they cannot pay their fines? How do you give a citation for being homeless when there are is no housing?

Officers made 14,000 arrests of homeless people in the city in 2016, a 31% increase over 2011.

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