Los Angeles Police Department officer Deon Joseph knows his way around Skid Row. It’s been his beat for the last 20 years.
And while it’s not hard to find serious crime problems along the tent-covered sidewalks here, Joseph keyed in on one you wouldn’t necessarily associate with Skid Row.
“This is where they do most of the voter registration fraud,” he said, pointing to the sidewalk in front of the Midnight Mission. “It’s been going on for years.”