Long Beach gangs

Gang Reduction Grant Aims to Keep Young Girls from Becoming Victims

grant-money The City of Long Beach has been awarded a three-year, $1.5 million California Gang Reduction, Intervention, and Prevention Program (CalGRIP) grant to support anti-gang efforts and prevent the victimization of at-risk female youth.

$203,000 Federal Grant Awarded to The Long Beach City Prosecutor’s Office

grant-money The Long Beach City Prosecutor’s Office has been selected to receive a $203,000 federal grant for its efforts to combat gang crime in Long Beach. The grant was awarded by the United States Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

LB Needs a Fully-Restored Gang Unit to Combat Sex Crimes

Gerrie Schipske Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske issued the following statement in response to recent crime statistics and the report that sex trafficking is increasing in Long Beach:

Tougher Sex Trafficking Laws Sought by Councilmember O’Donnell

Councilmember Patrick O’Donnell - Photo from patrick-odonnell.com/ Councilmember Patrick O’Donnell – Photo from patrick-odonnell.com Councilmember Patrick O’Donnell will ask his Council colleagues on Tuesday to join him in supporting tougher penalties for those who solicit sex from minors, in an aim to break the cycle of sex trafficking.

Operation Spring Cleaning Nets 71 Arrests

arrest Long Beach Police Department officers joined forces with Albertsons, CVS, Rite Aid, Smart & Final, Stater Bros., Target, Vons, Walgreens, and Wal-Mart’s loss prevention personnel in a three-day operation, which resulted in 71 arrests.

Multi-Agency Investigation Leads to Continued Crackdown on Long Beach Street Gang

gang suspects arrested Thursday, December 6, 2012, the Long Beach Police Department, with the assistance of the United States Secret Service, the United States Postal Inspector’s Office, and the Internal Revenue Service, served search warrants at 32 locations across the Southland, as part of a long and intensive investigation that originally began in November of 2009.

Dedicated Detectives Deal Heavy Blow to Long Beach Street Gang; 16 Arrested

16 gang members arrested in Long Beach To view photos of the arrested gang members visit the LBPD Facebook page. (Link at the end of this article.) The Long Beach Police Department is pleased to announce the arrest of numerous members of a notorious criminal street gang, believed to be responsible for three separate shooting series’ totaling 13 shootings and at least one murder, after several months of investigation.

LBPD Teams With Other Agencies To Take Down Asian Gang Robbery Ring

police arrest bank robbers The Long Beach Police Department in partnership with Orange County law enforcement agencies and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, served numerous early morning search warrants and conducted several probation and parole searches Wednesday, netting guns, computers, money and narcotics.

Gang-Enforcement Focuses on East Side Longos; 13 Arrested During Multi-Agency Operation

police arrest bank robbers On Wednesday, February 9, a multi-agency gang enforcement operation headed by the Long Beach Police Department conducted simultaneous searches that resulted in the arrest of 13 individuals and the recovery of weapons, ammunition, and other evidence.

Pier Paolo Pasolini’s MEDEA; January’s LBOpera Cinema Sunday Morning Lecture and Film Series

lbOpera Sunday morning lecture and film series Maria Callas starring in her only film role. On Sunday, January 30, 2011, The LBOpera Cinema continues its popular Sunday morning lecture and film series with MEDEA by Italian Director Pier Paolo Pasolini. (Italian with English subtitles) “The only movie made by Maria Callas, Medea nevertheless contains not a note of the great diva singing.

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