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L.A. Mounts Raids on Gangs

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L.A. Mounts Raids on Gangs

L.A. Mounts Raids on Gangs

L.A. Mounts Raids on Gangs

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NPR's Mandalit del Barco reports that 400 heavily armed cops and FBI agents recently raided a troubled Los Angeles housing project, arresting 41 gang members on drug-related charges. The dramatic pre-dawn sweep was part of an ongoing effort by L.A. police and federal authorities to target the fraction of gang members that Police Chief William Bratton calls violent sociopaths.