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In September and October, Los Angeles Unified School District police, the largest such police force in the country, issued 876 tickets to students for a variety of offenses, not including daytime curfew violations. About half of the 876 violations were for disturbing the peace, or fighting, and alleged marijuana offenses. The district’s student body is about 74 percent Latino, 10 percent black, 10 percent white and 6 percent Asian. Students 14 or younger were issued about 46 percent of the tickets.