VIDEO: Gang Activity Numbers Growing In Central Florida, Say Florida Sheriffs

By  //  November 16, 2016

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'1,400 documented gang members in Osceola County'

ABOVE VIDEO: Gang activity is a problem that’s plaguing communities across central Florida and the Osceola County Sheriff’s office says its tackling the issue head-on.

FLORIDA (FOX 35) – Gang activity is a problem that’s plaguing communities across central Florida and the Osceola County Sheriff’s office says its tackling the issue head-on.

Officials say the size of the department’s gang unit has doubled over the past decade.

“Currently, right now, we’re tracking approximately 1,400 documented gang members in Osceola County,” said

Osceola County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Twis Lizasuain. “That means that our gang detectives are in communication with them – they know where they’re at, they know what they’re doing, and we do that to aggressively stay on top of the issue.”

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