A cry for help ... from a 14 year old female gang member
My name is (name withheld by LACP) and I'm 14 years old. I just
got out of juvenile hall and I want to help the LAPD get the gang
members off the streets by telling them if they plan to do a drive-by
or anything else.
If you guys need info about gangs you guys could ask me and I'll
tell you what's up.
I'm a gang member and want to get out of my neighborhood but I need
Can the LAPD PLEASE HELP ME!!!!!!!!!!
NOTE: I replied to the young lady right away (to the email address
she'd supplied) and spoke to my good friend Captain Sharyn Buck,
commanding officer of Juvenile Division, for her advice about how
To date, the 14 year old has not responded. But if she does, we'll
be ready to help ... that's what it's all about. Here's the email
I sent her:
Dear (name withheld by LACP):
Please give me a call at your earliest convenience. I will help
you all I can but will need to know a little more.
What part of town do you live in? Do you live at home? Are there
other gang members in your house / family? Is your situation a safe
Please call me at the number below.
Yours in service,
LA Community Policing
323 / 225-6393
........ "Community Policing ... it's