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(Source: L.A. Taco, January 19, 2022)

LOS ANGELES — News organizations both locally and nationally have been covering the rise of cargo theft in LA.’s northeast train tracks in the past few days. However, one major development that may be directly correlated with the rise in theft has continuously been left out of the reporting: In September of 2020, due to pandemic-related budget cuts, Union Pacific laid off an unspecified number of employees across the railroad system. Including members of its railroad-only police force. Despite record profits in the billions in the last quarter of 2021.

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