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Laserfiche Awards California Agency's Gang Enforcement Imaging

February 9, 2011
Today, LBPD officers have the ability to retrieve documents such as tickets, restraining orders, arrest reports, policies and procedures. The system allows them to retrieve the documents from their patrol vehicles, whereas in the past they could only view them from computers in the police station.
Young Woo Kim (pictured) and Kyung Hwan Choi have been identified as the masterminds behind a Southern California home invasion robbery in November. Photo courtesy of LASD.

L.A. Sheriff's Asian Gang Unit Nabs Korean-American Home Invaders

February 4, 2011
Six Korean-American men who organized a brutal attack on a middle-aged Korean couple were apprehended by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Asian Gang Team. One by one, the sheriff's Asian gang detectives tracked them down.

High-Crime LAPD Gang Units Dismantled

February 2, 2011
All but one of the roughly 80 gang officers in the Southeast, 77th, Northeast and Hollenbeck divisions - areas that are home to some of the city's most violent and active gangs - refused.

New York Mob Sting Nets Dim Goodfellas

January 31, 2011
Arrests in the sting included Scott Fappiano, a reputed Colombo associate, was willing to risk a multimillion dollar legal settlement to collect a debt from a deadbeat. Genovese associate Peter Pace, Jr. was apparently willing to use violence against his defenseless mother-in-law.

California Gang Detective Wounded By Gunfire From Vehicle

January 30, 2011
The detective driving the vehicle was struck once in the upper torso by gunfire and was immediately transported to a local hospital by his partner. He's 30 years old, a seven-year member of LBPD and expected to fully recover.
Image courtesy of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Border Patrol Seizes Medieval Dope Catapult

January 27, 2011
The smugglers were observed by a remote video surveillance system, triggering a response by National Guard troops and Mexican authorities who disrupted the operation.

Feds Arrest More Than 100 on Organized Crime Charges

January 20, 2011
In what is being hailed as an historic blow to organized crime in the Northeast, more than 110 of 127 charged defendants were arrested today. The charges relate to a wide range of alleged illegal activity, including murder.

Public Tips Led Police To Accused N.J. Cop Killer

January 16, 2011
At the time he fatally shot Officer Matlosz in the face after the officer stopped to talk with him, Crockam had an arrest warrant for illegal possession of a rifle and hollow-point bullets. It isn't known whether the officer knew about the warrant.

Parolee Shoots L.A. County Deputy In the Face

January 13, 2011
Nestor Torres, a shot-caller with the Lott Stoners gang, shot Ahmed, 27, as the officer approached him. The training officer then returned fire, killing Torres.

LAPD Gang Cops Leave Rather Than Disclose Finances

January 11, 2011
Dozens of Los Angeles Police officers assigned to gang units are leaving their assignments rather than agreeing to new disclosure rules that require them to provide detailed records of their finances.
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