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Summer Night Lights program cuts crime 40%

Oct 30, 2010 3:00:00 AM - latimes.com
The program offers recreation, mentoring, counseling and food in troubled neighborhoods until midnight. It operated at 24 sites this year may be expanded.

Serious gang-related crime has tumbled 40% over the last three years in the troubled neighborhoods surrounding the sites of Summer Night Lights, Los Angeles' park program designed to curb violence, newly assembled police data show.

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