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On patrol in Koreatown

DEBUT: Security volunteer Dong Cho keeps watch outside the Brown Derby Plaza at Alexandria Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard. A series of slayings in the community over the last year led to the creation of the volunteer program. (Ken Hively / LAT)
HIGH-PROFILE: Security volunteers talk with the media while on patrol. The patrols have generated much discussion in the local Korean-language media. (Ken Hively / LAT)
ON DUTY: Bob Yoon is one of the security volunteers on patrol. (Ken Hively / LAT)