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<p>There are three main reasons a victim may not report a cybercrime: the amount of money involved is too small to worry about; they don&#39;t believe anything can be done about it, and/or they don&#39;t know where they can report such crimes</p>

Fighting Cybercrime at the Local Level  

Computer criminals can be anywhere in the world, but the victims are here, so American law enforcement has to investigate and respond. Unfortunately, most agencies don't have the tools or know-how to do so. 

<p>David Griffith (Photo: Kelly Bracken)</p>

The Liability Plague  

With the money they lose to lawsuits law enforcement agencies could hire more officers, field better equipment, and offer more comprehensive training.

<p>Photo: iStockphoto.com</p>

Countering Super Gangs with Crime Analytics  

It has become a recurring issue for law enforcement nationwide, and internationally: the rise of the "super gang," an affiliation of distinct criminal organizations—temporarily or permanently—to pursue mutually beneficial strategies and/or profits.

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Gang Member Accused of Shooting TN Officer Captured

Wilson was wanted by the Knoxville Police Department on a charge of attempted first-degree murder of a police officer. On Thursday, police say a Knoxville officer initiated a traffic stop on Wilson's vehicle. Wilson exited and began shooting at the officer, striking the officer once.

Gang Member Shot TN Officer, On the Run, Police Say

Wilson opened fire on Officer Williams with a shotgun while being pursued by the officer, Rausch said. He then stopped his car, got out, and fired multiple rounds at the officer before driving away.

FBI Agent Shoots GA Gang Suspect in Vehicle Dragging Incident

The arrest is the latest in an investigation that earlier yielded an indictment against dozens of members and associates of the “Nine Trey Gangsters” Oct. 12. The wounded driver “was the lone suspect that was not apprehended from that investigation,” the FBI said.

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In Gangs Blog

The Fallacy of Gun Buyback Programs

What you usually see in any gun buyback program is elderly people turning in old junk guns from some closet or garage where they...

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

As a former prison gang member, I'm ashamed to look in the mirror because my failures are staring back at me.

No One Should Die So Young

Leslie Zepeda died the day after Christmas. She had no time for a final hug, a final kiss, one last chance for her family to tell...

   
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<p>Fremont (Calif.) Police Officer Todd Young plans to return to chasing high-risk suspects, after he recovers from multiple surgeries. He plans to pass the department&#39;s SWAT obstacle course in late 2012 or early 2013. Photo courtesy of Todd Young.</p>
Returning To Duty: Todd Young
Fremont (Calif.) Police Officer Todd Young returned fire,...
<p>The suspected Blood with the red hat is showing &quot;westside&quot; or &quot;brims.&quot; The one in the middle using his right hand to show the same and his left hand to show &quot;crip killer.&quot; The one with the black hat is showing &quot;blood&quot; or &quot;piru.&quot;</p>
East Coast Blood Hand Signs
Gang members use hand signs to communicate with each other...
<p>Hot Wheels, No. 1: Honda offered its 1994 Accord in a coupe and sedan with a four-cylinder engine. The vehicle is still popular among gang members and street racers who typically &quot;chop&quot; the vehicle and sell off the parts or swap out the engine. Photo: <a href=&quot;http://www.flickr.com/photos/mad_african78/&quot;>Mad African!: (Broken Sword)</a>.</p>
Hot Wheels: Most Stolen Vehicles
Each summer, two insurance-industry associations — the...
 
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