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Community looks to predictive policing and Neighborhood Watch to help drive down crime

There may be more than a decade in crime reduction in the Pacific Division, which includes the Westchester/Playa area, but local residents are on high alert when it comes to the rash of burglaries and thefts that have occurred in the community.

In response to the outrage over recent crimes, Councilman Mike Bonin in collaboration with LAPD Deputy Chief Terry Hara, LAPD Pacific Area Captain Brian Johnson and NCWP public safety chair Cyndi Hench, held a Public Safety meeting on March 24 at the LAPD Ahmanson Recruit Training Center in Westchester. More than 300 residents of Westchester, Playa del Rey and Playa Vista packed the meeting room to hear from the speakers on how to keep Continue reading