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posted 10/16/18

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Some life journeys start at a good day care center and end at the heights of academia. Some journalistic journeys go the other way.
Policing is often a big challenge in communities that face concentrated child poverty. Those communities often have anemic tax bases, making it hard to pay police, and high public safety demands.
This story was produced as part of a larger project, "Growing Up through the Cracks," led by Rich Lord, a participant in theĀ USC Center for Health Journalism's 2018 Data Fellowship.