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Homeless vendors sell beer on the streets — and dodge police!

Being a cop in L.A. isn’t always glamorous (photo courtesy of Barbara Davidson/ LA Times)


Being a cop can be a hugely rewarding profession. Then there are times when it can be a real drag.

A recent court ruling has made it difficult for patrolmen in Los Angeles to crack down on street people selling beer and drugs on the sidewalks. Here’s a fascinating (and well-written) article on the subject by Sam Allen in today’s Los Angeles Times. Enjoy.