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What Chicago can learn from Los Angeles about reducing gun violence

When it comes to issues like traffic management or housing affordability, Chicago may not have much to learn from the famously sprawling and expensive city of Los Angeles.

When it comes to reducing gun violence, however, America’s second-largest city has much to teach us.

Like Chicago, L.A. had a high-profile videotaped incident that prompted the city to act. And like Chicago, L.A. eventually faced oversight of an outside monitor due to institutionalized racism in the ranks and illegal policing aimed at people of color.

More from the Chicago Sun Times here.



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