LAPD Scrapbook: L.A. Crime Wave, March 8, 1946

March 8, 1946, L.A. Crime Wave

I recently visited the city archives and thanks to archivist Michael Holland, I learned that the LAPD kept scrapbooks in the 1940s.

This is an editorial from the California Grocers Journal, which says: At one time police brutality was common and the need for reform existed. Now the pendulum has swung too far the other way. The criminal, with the support of sob sisters and radical political groups, is winning public sympathy.

March 8, 1946, L.A. Crime Wave

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I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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