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James Queally

James Queally writes about crime and policing in Southern California. Since coming to The Times he has also traveled to Ferguson, Mo., and Cleveland to cover large-scale protests involving police use-of-force and the 2016 election. A Brooklyn native, he came to The Times in 2014 after covering crime and police news for the Star-Ledger in New Jersey. In that time he profiled Frank Lucas, the drug kingpin who inspired the film “American Gangster,” and wrote a series of stories that revealed how the state’s largest police departments failed to solve thousands of nonfatal shootings, which led to policy changes.
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