- Officer Deon Joseph has patrolled the streets of L.A.'s Skid Row for 17 years
- He estimates as many as 2,000 people sleep outdoors at night on Skid Row
- Downtown development has brought 50,000 new neighbors to witness the problem
Los Angeles (CNN)Somebody else might walk by without looking at the painfully thin crackhead curled on the sidewalk in the fetal position. Or nudge her with a foot.