Saving LAPD crime photos

Crime sceneNope, the image is not a scene from a movie. It's something better: real life. It's one in a great collection of 960,000 old LAPD crime scene shots that the city is trying to find a digital home for. The negatives are deteriorating after being stored for decades — the photos were shot from 1925 to the late 1960s. Anna Scott in the Downtown News has a feature, and you can see more of the photos at fototeka.com.

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