Los Angeles Police Department creates task force to combat burglaries led by Latin American gangs

The Los Angeles Police Department launched a task force in response to Latin American groups robbing wealthy families’ homes in Southern California.

“I can tell you that we have a significant increase in burglaries from organized groups that are outside this country, that are coming into the country, and they are targeting high-end residents,” LAPD Chief Dominic Choi said last week, NBCLA reported. “And, we are addressing that specifically in a task force fashion, through multi-agencies.”

In a post on the police department’s X account, LAPD said it would be working with other agencies that have also been affected by these organized crime groups. Foreign burglars have also robbed homes in Orange, Ventura, San Diego, and Santa Barbara counties, according to investigators.  

The department’s Deputy Chief Alan Hamilton Read more…

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