Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Venice, CA or anywhere in the US.
Recent Crime News
Monday Dec 8 | via The Atlantic
One of the most influential policing concepts of our era, the broken-windows theory , holds that disorder and crime are "usually inextricably linked in a kind of developmental sequence." At the community level, ignoring disorder leads to more of it, just as a building with a broken window soon has other windows broken. Comment?
Saturday Dec 6 | via Patch.com
Police today sought the public's help in identifying a suspect who stole a package from the porch of a home in Venice after it was delivered by UPS. The suspect was caught in the act on surveillance video taking the package on Tuesday, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 2 | via Patch.com
The city of Los Angeles will pay $100,000 to a homeless outreach group to direct Venice's chronically homeless population to beds at the Westside Winter Shelter, which opened for the winter season Monday, and other services. "Especially with the rain starting yesterday, it is important that people know the Winter Shelter is open and that a bed is waiting," said Councilman Mike Bonin, who represents Venice. Comment?
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