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Lost Opportunities  

May 28, 2010

There was a time when gang officers were making real progress toward restraining the growth of gangs. Unfortunately, these officers were undercut by budgetary constraints, their own administrators, the whims of politicians, and ironically their own success.

Shots Fired: Fontana, California 07/04/2005  

May 13, 2010

The cyclist's attire suggested "gang banger" and their spot lamp illumination of him confirmed it. The rider - Camilo Morales - leaned forward and pistoned his legs faster.

St. Louis PD Officers Duane Hollinshed (left) and Matthew Simpson received the Medal of Valor for their actions.

Shots Fired: St. Louis, Missouri 10/01/2007  

March 26, 2010

A 17-year-old member of the 41 Delmar Mob gang stopped, spinning and opening fire on the two officers with his 9mm pistol.

Photo courtesy of marcokalmann (Flickr.com).

Cancer Treatments: Battling Cartels  

May 1, 2009

One thing is clear about the battle against the Mexican cartels: Your strategy for countering it tends to reflect your personal world view. And regardless of where you work on this continent, Mexican drug cartels present a great danger to you as an American law enforcement officer.

TREXPO West: Are Gang Members Hopeless?  

May 1, 2009

On the first night of TREXPO West 2009, four gang experts sat on a panel moderated by FOX 11 Los Angeles investigative reporter Chris Blatchford to discuss the challenges gangs pose for law enforcement.

Finding a Cure for a Cancer  

March 1, 2009

Drug money is so corrupting that the drug lords have bribed both police and soldiers at the highest levels of the Mexican government.

Evaluating the State of American Law Enforcement  

December 1, 2008

The truth is that the state of American law enforcement is a very fluid thing.

The State of American Law Enforcement - Gangster Nation  

November 1, 2008

Ride around the streets of Salisbury, N.C., and you'll see graffiti that looks out of place. Gangs in this Southern city have splattered once-pristine walls with messages pledging allegiance to gangs in Los Angeles and New York City.

Eyes on the Street  

October 1, 2008

In cases involving gang violence, get to the scene quickly, find the witnesses, and document who these witnesses are and what they say. Then if gang members do change their version of events, at least it can be explained why this person did what he or she did.

Gang graffiti in Newark, N.J. Photo via Tony the Misfit (Flickr.com).

America Needs a Surge Against Gangs  

August 1, 2008

Back about 20 years ago when gangs in Los Angeles were shooting at each other in drivebys and hitting a lot of innocent bystanders, I was fond of saying that I had a solution for the gang problem: marksmanship lessons.

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