Long Beach gangs
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.