Through the collaborative efforts of LA Sanitation, LAPD, LA County Department of Mental Health, LA City Attorney’s Office, LA County Department of Health Services, LA County Department of Public Health, Department of Public Social Services, and Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority,  Operation Healthy Streets has had promising results.

Results include an estimated three and a half tons of waste removed from the Skid Row area. LA Sanitation also recovered 11 cubic yards of wastewater, 184 syringes and needles, 63 razor blades and eight knives. Feces and urine was cleaned up at 107 and 169 locations, respectively. Eighteen bags of personal items were delivered to 90-day storage.