Anaheim police, community bond over carne asada tacos

The smell of fresh carne asada, tortillas, cilantro, and lime permeated the air at Northgate Market on South Euclid Street the afternoon of Thursday, April 11.

At the market, local residents and shoppers were joined by Anaheim Police Department personnel to enjoy some tasty tacos and quality conversation during the Carne Asada with a Cop event.

This particular Carne Asada with a Cop was set up by ALTO Alliance with support from the Anaheim Police Department.

When crimes are committed inside the market, ALTO represents the North Gate and other retailers during prosecution.

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