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Portland Police Form Youth Services Division

November 23, 2010
The Portland Police Bureau will form a Youth Services Division to bring together school resource officers, the Gang Resistance Education Program, the Cadet and Reserves Program and the Police Activities League.

LAPD Rookie Tapped Database On Killer's Behalf

November 15, 2010
Officer Gabriel Morales, 25, was seeking information on two key witnesses who testified in the trial of 18-year-old Matthew Turner, who was found guilty in August of killing a man in a drive-by in Highland Park.

N.C. Latin Kings Claim Officers Violated Their Civil Rights

November 8, 2010
The gang alleges the Greensboro PD has "continually harassed members since 2005 because of their race, color or national origin by filing numerous baseless charges against them, subjecting them to discriminatory traffic stops, non-consensual searches and false arrests that use excessive force."

Tunnel Near San Diego Yields 20 Tons of Marijuana

November 4, 2010
Approximately 30 tons of marijuana with a street value of $20 million have been seized in the U.S. and Mexico and linked to the tunnel, which is equipped with rail, lighting and ventilation systems.

Feds: Gang Ranks Swell as Violent Crime Drops

November 1, 2010
The findings are at odds for Justice Department officials, who acknowledge that violent crime is often triggered by gang affiliation.
Police are looking for these three men in connection with an Oct. 10 beheading that may have been ordered by a Mexican drug cartel. Image courtesy of Chandler (Ariz.) PD.

Arizona Beheading a Cartel Hit?

October 27, 2010
The Chandler (Ariz.) PD's investigation of the beheading of a man earlier this month will include whether the killing was ordered by a Mexican drug cartel.

Arizona Border Patrol Agents Seize Heroin From Inside Engine

October 26, 2010
The vehicle, a green Chevrolet Silverado Extended Cab, was occupied by a male Mexican national, who was arrested. Further investigation revealed several packages of black tar heroin inside the engine's manifold.

Criminology Student Named Police Chief In Mexico

October 20, 2010
The town of Praxedis G. Guerrero located near Ciudad Juarez has become a battleground between the Juarez and Sinaloa drug cartels who are trying to gain control of its single highway that's a lucrative trafficking route of narcotics into Texas.

California Cop Charged with Giving DMV Info to Hells Angels

October 19, 2010
A Santa Clara police officer has been arrested and charged with passing confidential information to a member of the Hells Angels, authorities said Friday.

Arizona Sheriff Says Cartel Assassins Sent to 'Take Out' Bandits

October 15, 2010
The sheriff released a portion of "law enforcement sensitive" information after a news media contacted the office "in an effort to inform the public about the dangers associated with the drug cartels operating in Pinal County."
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