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City Council Directs LAPD to Take Proactive Measures in Addressing Hate Crimes

Citing a dramatic increase in hate crimes reported in Los Angeles, the City Council instructed the police department Tuesday to develop measures to protect “vulnerable institutions” from violence and vandalism. LAPD recently reported total hate crimes increased 10.3% in 2019 compared to the prior year. That number has risen 40% over the last four years. […]