Los Angeles, CA. – Over a 72-hour period from March 28, 2022 to March 30, 2022, a citywide violent crime reduction initiative (Operation FAST) was led by the Los Angeles Police Department Gang and Narcotics Division, who partnered with the United States Marshals Service / Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force (PSWRFTF). The 3-day crime reduction initiative focused on suspects wanted for violent crimes within the City of Los Angeles, specifically focusing on Part 1 Crimes (Murder, Attempt Murder, Robbery, Sexual Assaults).
A total of 15 federal, state, and local agencies joined in partnership as a force multiplier to make a reduction in violent crime. The focus was to target street level criminal activity by identifying targets and collecting tangible criminal intelligence in a systematic effort to reduce violent crime.
Operation FAST yielded the following results:
-30 Total Arrests
-10 Firearms Seized
-15 Documented Gang Members Arrested
These types of operations would not be a success without the continued partnership of all those involved, to include specialized teams of detectives, officers, and administrative staff. The Los Angeles Police Department would like to thank our partners at the United States Marshals Service / Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force (PSWRFTF) for the continued support in the apprehension of violent suspects.
Anyone seeking information regarding Operation FAST is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles Police Department Gang and Narcotics Division, Captain III Lillian Carranza at (213) 833-3700.