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Top Trends in 2008: Economic Impact on LE
Officials: financial crisis can lead to violence

Los Angeles Police officers stand in front of the home where six bodies were found at a gated community in the San Fernando Valley neighborhood of the Porter Ranch area of Los Angeles on Oct. 6, 2008. Across the country, authorities are becoming concerned that the nation's financial woes could turn increasingly violent, and they are urging people to get help. In some places, mental-health hot lines are jammed, counseling services are in high demand and domestic-violence shelters are full. (AP Photo) Full story

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