street gangs

  • Crime Rates May 8

    Crime Rates Are Down, But Gang Activity Hasn’t Stopped

    Despite record low crime rates, the LAPD is investigating a series of high rate murders, which they believe to be an ongoing gang conflict .Eric Leonard reports for the NBC4 News at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 8, 2020.

  • Pomona May 3

    Police Say Weapons, Ammunition Found at Pomona Home

    Police on Sunday said a search warrant served at a home in a Pomona neighborhood known for recent gang activity netted ammunition and firearms, which included some non-California compliant assault rifles. The search warrant was served about 11:35 p.m. Friday at a home in the 2200 block of Concord Avenue, the Pomona Police Department reported. Officers contacted several adult males…

  • LAPD Feb 12

    LAPD Has Begun New Training on How to Properly Label People as Gang Members

    LAPD Chief Michel Moore says some officers have already begun to receive new training on when a person’s name can be added to a statewide police database of gang members, following the NBC4 I-Team report that a group of officers is under investigation for allegedly filing false information that labeled innocent citizens as gang members. Representatives of the California...

  • LAPD Feb 12

    LAPD Retraining Officers in Labeling Suspects as Gang Members

    The Los Angeles Police Department says it is already re-training officers as to when they’re allowed to label someone as a gang member in a police database. Eric Leonard reports for the NBC4 News on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2020.

  • NBC4 I-Team Feb 11

    State to Audit LAPD Gang Data

    The California Department of Justice said Monday it would use its new authority to oversee the statewide Cal-Gangs database of gang members to audit recent entries from the Los Angeles Police Department, after it was revealed at least 20 LAPD officers were being investigated for allegedly submitting falsified data on innocent pedestrians and motorists. NBC4’s I-Team first reported in January…

Contact Us