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Video: Gang Offered to Protect LAPD Capt. From Dorner

February 19, 2013
The Bounty Hunter Bloods, a larger Watts gang that covers the Nickerson Gardens housing project, made the offer after the threat to the captain was made public.

L.A. Sheriff Moves to Fire Elite Gang Officers

February 7, 2013
Seven Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies in an elite gang-enforcement unit have been notified the department intends to fire them for celebrating shootings and getting matching tattoos.

Fla. Capt. Sentenced As Part of Drug Trafficking Organization

February 4, 2013
A federal judge sentenced a former Opa-Locka (Fla.) PD police captain to more than seven years in federal prison for his role in a drug trafficking operation. Arthur Balom, 46, of Miramar, had pleaded guilty to trafficking of cocaine, ecstasy, and oxycodone.

Chicago Drug Task Force Targets Cartel 'Choke Points'

February 4, 2013
Seventy federal agents, police officers, and prosecutors recently started working there in what authorities say is a first-of-its-kind drug-fighting headquarters.

Mexico Busts Border Sex-Slavery Cult

January 30, 2013
Mexican officials broke up a bizarre cult that allegedly ran a sex-slavery ring among its followers on the U.S. border, Mexican immigration authorities said Tuesday.

Video: Detroit Eliminates Gang, Tactical Units

January 23, 2013
The Detroit Police Department will eliminate its gang and tactical units to add about 100 officers to homicide, criminal investigations and traffic enforcement, the city announced Wednesday.
<p><span>LASD Deputy Juan Abel Escalante. Photo: LASD</span></p>

Suspect In LASD Deputy's Killing Arrested In Mexico

December 17, 2012
A suspect in the 2008 fatal shooting of an L.A. County sheriff's deputy was captured in Mexico, officials announced Monday.

Smugglers Launched Drugs from Cannon

December 12, 2012
U.S. Border Patrol agents say smugglers have come up with yet another creative way to get drugs in the country—a cannon.

Feds Charge Idaho Aryan Knights for Drugs, Sawed-Off Shotguns

December 7, 2012
Twenty-one alleged associates of Idaho's Aryan Knights have been charged with drug and weapon offenses as a result of a federal drug investigation.

DEA: Cartel Probe Led To 3,780 Arrests

December 7, 2012
The Drug Enforcement Administration says a two-year series of investigations targeting the Sinaloa and Juarez drug cartels and violent street gangs has resulted in 3,780 arrests and the seizure of some 375,000 pounds of drugs.
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