LBPD’s TigerTexty policing: when evidence vanishes, so does crime

You’ve heard of “broken windows” policing? It’s based on the theory that “visible signs of crime, anti-social behavior, and civil disorder create an urban environment that encourages further crime and disorder, including serious crimes.” In Long Beach, the city operates on a different theory called TigerTexty policing. The idea is simple: the police delete evidence […]