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Experts question whether illegal homeless camps generate more crime

Many cities have shifted to tolerating illegal homeless camps. The policy is meant to be more humane, but police and neighbors fear the camps generate more crime. Criminologists aren’t so sure.

NPR’s Martin Kaste reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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