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Data Center: See which Sacramento city neighborhoods have the worst drug problems

Published: Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 - 9:32 am

Sacramento police officers responded to roughly 5,000 service calls related to "narcotic activity in progress" during the past three years, according to a Bee review of police dispatch data.

Drug problems were worst in areas near parks, secondary schools, shopping centers and neighborhoods with a lot of poverty.

This map shows, by police grid, the number of calls for service related to illegal narcotics from January 2010 through October 2013.

Data source: Sacramento Police Department

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