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Illinois Chief Rams Suspects' Car After Shots Fired During Funeral Procession

December 6, 2017
Police believe the incident was gang-related. Lukaszek said there have been previous gang problems related to funerals. “At Oak Ridge Cemetery, there’s a lot of gang funerals that are completely out of control,” the chief said.

Video: MD Governor's Crime Plan Sends State Police to Baltimore

December 6, 2017
He reiterated his criticism that Mayor Catherine Pugh’s anti-violence plan focuses too much on providing services to young people to prevent crime in the future instead of fighting crime today.
<p>Photo: Charles Reed/ICE</p>

ICE's 'Operation Raging Bull' Nets 267 MS-13 Arrests

November 16, 2017
"Operation Raging Bull" was led by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) with support from multiple agencies to target and dismantle MS-13. It culminated in 267 arrests in the U.S. and overseas.
<p>Some of the weapons, drugs, and cash New Jersey authorities recovered while investigating a threat against an Asbury Park police officer. (Photo: Asbury Park PD)</p>

NJ Gang Member Reportedly Plotted to Kill Asbury Park Officer

November 13, 2017
Three people, including one who discussed a plot to kill an Asbury Park (NJ) police officer, were arrested on drug and weapons charges early Friday, authorities said Saturday.

Video: CO Agency Releases Footage of August OIS Involving "Gang Member"

November 9, 2017
Nine months after a man who Pueblo Police say was a known gang member was shot and killed by officers during a tense confrontation, the department released body camera footage of the incident showing multiple vantage points.

AG Sessions, Speaking at IACP, Vows to 'Dismantle' International MS-13 Gang

October 23, 2017
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday formally designated the criminal gang MS-13 as a priority for federal law enforcement, vowing to use agencies ranging from the FBI to Homeland Security and the IRS to dismantle it.

Video: Police Say Las Vegas Safer After Operation Cripples Area Gang

October 20, 2017
Las Vegas-area police and federal law enforcement agencies have crippled a longtime area gang, indicting most of its members in a state racketeering case, the first in Nevada targeting an entire organization, authorities said.
<p><span class=&quot;s1&quot;>Michael Christopher Mejia told detectives he &quot;smoked&quot; Whittier, CA, Officer Keith Boyer. (Photo: Los Angeles County Sheriff&#39;s Department)</span></p>

D.A. Asks to Stop Release of CA Cop Killer Suspect Report

September 18, 2017
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office requested the L.A. Board of Supervisors continue to keep secret a report that details how closely probation officers supervised a gang member charged with the murder of a Whittier, CA, police officer.
<p>Photo: Portland (OR) Police Bureau/Facebook</p>

Portland Police Bureau to Halt, Purge All Gang Designations

September 8, 2017
Portland, OR, police next month will end their more than 20-year-old practice of designating people as gang members or gang associates in response to strong community concerns about the labels that have disproportionately affected minorities.

CA Legislators Debate Classifying Antifa and Right-Wing Radicals as Street Gangs

September 4, 2017
Berkeley, CA, Mayor Jesse Arreguin has called “Antifa,” a street gang, and said police should start treating protesters in the anti-fascist movement accordingly.
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