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Trump Speech Urging Police to Be Rough on Gang Suspects Triggers Response from Chiefs and Police Associations

July 31, 2017
Chuck Canterbury, the FOP’s president, said taken as a whole, Trump’s speech showed the president very strongly supports rank-and-file police officers.

2 Cartel Members Found Guilty of Killing ICE Agent in Mexico

July 28, 2017
A federal jury found two Mexican nationals guilty Thursday of murder of a federal officer, attempted murder of a federal officer, and related offenses in the killing of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Special Agent Jaime Zapata and the attempted murder of ICE Special Agent Victor Avila on Feb. 15, 2011, in Mexico.

ICE Director Warns MS-13 “My Gang is Bigger”

July 12, 2017
The Trump administration has focused on targeting the transnational street gang, and Trump said at a cabinet meeting on June 12 that MS-13 is being “depleted” and “will be gone pretty soon.”

Video: NC Town Canceled Holiday Fireworks Over Gang Threats

July 5, 2017
Officials in the town of Hamlet, NC, decided to cancel the annual downtown Independence Day celebration and fireworks this week because of fear of gang violence.

Video: Homicide Suspect in CA OIS Streamed Shootout on Facebook

June 30, 2017
Authorities said a homicide suspect streamed a shootout he was involved in with Los Angeles police officers in Hawthorne, CA, on Facebook Live Thursday.
<p>Gang leader Ronell Wilson was convicted of murdering two NYPD detectives. He has twice been sentenced to death and escaped that sentence twice on technicalities. (Photo: NYPD)</p>

Killer of 2 NYPD Officers Escapes Death Penalty for Second Time

June 27, 2017
His first death sentence was overturned by the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals because of an improper prosecution argument. He was again sentenced to death by a jury in 2013, but that was overturned based on a new legal standard for retardation.

Video: L.A. Deputies' 'Split-Second Decision' Likely Saved Boy Struck by Stray Bullet

June 9, 2017
Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies' decision to drive him to the hospital likely saved the life of a 4-year-old boy shot in the head by a stray bullet in Compton, CA.

Russians Charged With Racketeering

June 9, 2017
Law enforcement agencies announced on Wednesday a litany of charges against 33 people — including 27 who were allegedly associated with a Russian crime syndicate. Authorities said the indictment represents one of the first federal racketeering charges ever brought against a vor v zakonei — a Russian phrase that translates roughly as "thief-in-law."

Southern California Officers on High Alert After Gang Threats

May 31, 2017
Police officers across Southern California are being warned to be on guard after L.A. County sheriff’s homicide investigators discovered unspecified threats by street gangs targeting officers.
<p>Gildardo Davila, 27, is wanted in the shooting of a Riverside County Sheriff&#39;s deputy.&nbsp;(Photo: Riverside County SD)</p>

CA Deputy Shot, Reputed Gang Member Wanted as Suspect

May 26, 2017
A documented member of a notorious street gang is identified as the man accused of shooting a Riverside County sheriff's deputy and launching a wide manhunt Thursday night in Coachella, CA.
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