Is it Time for a Gang Injunction in Echo Park?
LA City Attorney Mike Feuer inherited a proposed injunction against six rival gangs in Echo Park—a hot residential market with a lively nightlife near downtown LA. Crime is down, but some neighbors support tough police tactics, while others warn about racial profiling in the interests of gentrification. With a meeting scheduled tonight and a court hearing later this month, we’ll hear different perspectives.
- Captain Brian Pratt - LAPD - @911LAPD
- Ana Muniz - Youth Justice Coalition
- Ari Bessendorf - Greater Echo Park Elysian Neighborhood Council - @EchoPkElysianNC