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Drug Dealing Gangs Exploiting Milwaukee Police Chase Policy

July 21, 2015
An innovative, violent gang of drug dealers is exploiting the Milwaukee Police Department's own policy on vehicle pursuits and other rules as they feed an incessant hunger for heroin across southeastern Wisconsin and contribute to a surging number of murders in the city.

Countering Super Gangs with Crime Analytics

June 30, 2015

It has become a recurring issue for law enforcement nationwide, and internationally: the rise of the "super gang," an affiliation of distinct criminal organizations—temporarily or permanently—to pursue mutually beneficial strategies and/or profits.

Steiner's New P-Series Binoculars Adopted by Portland Police Bureau Gang Enforcement Teams

June 10, 2015
Steiner, known for its optics for military and law enforcement, has announced that the Portland (Ore.) Police Bureau has adopted the new P-Series 7x50 binoculars for use by their Gang Enforcement Team and Federal Gang Task Force. The high-quality P-Series binoculars will play a crucial role in the vital surveillance and operative work performed by the gang enforcement unit.

ICE Arrests 976 Gang Members and Associates During 'Project Wildfire' Surge

April 9, 2015
Nearly 1,000 gang members and associates from 239 different gangs were arrested in 282 cities across the U.S. during Project Wildfire, a six-week operation led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).

Dog Follows Cops' Orders, Lies Down With Owner After Drug Bust

April 6, 2015
An alleged drug dealer's dog decided he had no bones to pick with Brazilian cops during a bust – lying down alongside the suspects ready to be thrown in the pound.

Gangs Shift From Drive-Bys to Walk-Up Shootings in L.A.

March 27, 2015
Ray Martinez, an LAPD detective, is seeing fewer fatal drive-by shootings. When Martinez goes behind the yellow tape, he's more commonly working on cases where a gunman has walked straight up to the victim — a walk-up shooting.

Teen Arrested After Shots Fired in Front of Ore. Police Station

March 16, 2015
A 16-year-old boy is accused of firing at a rival gang member in front of the Portland Police Bureau's East Precinct.

New York Gang Officer Shot Last Week Released from Hospital

March 16, 2015
Suffolk County (N.Y.) PD Officer Mark Collins left the hospital three days after being shot in the hip and neck.

New York Gang Officer Shot During Foot Pursuit, Suspect in Custody

March 12, 2015

When the car stopped, one of the passengers bolted from the vehicle and Collins ran after him. Soon after, the officer confronted the man, who opened fire. More Here.

Video: New York Gang Officer Shot During Foot Pursuit, Suspect in Custody

March 12, 2015
When the car stopped, one of the passengers bolted from the vehicle and Collins ran after him. Soon after, the officer confronted the man, who opened fire.

Denver Shifting Focus on Gang Intervention Amid Spike in Violence

March 6, 2015
Amid a spike in violence, Denver gang members were invited to a closed-door meeting Wednesday night where cops and prosecutors laid down the law while social workers and other service providers offered options for a better life.

Video: Nationwide DHS Sweep Nets 600 Known Gang Members

May 2, 2014
A massive nationwide crackdown on street gangs has netted hundreds of suspects. Suspected gang members were rounded up by the hundreds in a massive federal crackdown called "Project Southbound," targeting one of the largest international criminal street gangs, the Surenos, or Sur 13.

Nationwide DHS Sweep Nets 600 Known Gang Members

May 2, 2014

A massive nationwide crackdown on street gangs has netted hundreds of suspects. Suspected gang members were rounded up by the hundreds in a massive federal crackdown called "Project Southbound," targeting one of the largest international criminal street gangs, the Surenos, or Sur 13. Read Full Story Here.

Prostitution: Getting Girls Out of "The Game"

April 28, 2014

Prostitution is, as they say, the oldest profession. But now gangs are getting in on the action in a big way. Their already established tricks for luring lonely kids into their ranks are also extremely effective in recruiting girls as young as 12 for the sex trade.

Tennessee Bill to Ban Gang Members from Public Spaces

April 8, 2014
Senators are slated to act this week on a bill that provides statutory guidance for courts using Tennessee’s public nuisance law to keep criminal gang members out of public areas like parks and neighborhoods.

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.

Chicago Gang Funeral Goers Get Police Pat Downs

December 6, 2012
Chicago Police will begin patting down attendees of gang funerals to prevent violent attacks, Mayor Rahm Emanuel told CBS News.

Experts: Fed Crackdown Will Disrupt MS-13

October 15, 2012
The decision last week by federal authorities to classify the Mara Salvatrucha MS-13 gang as a "transnational criminal organization" has some experts hoping the move will put the gang on the run.

IACP 2012: NYPD Doubles Gang Unit To Focus On 'Street Crews'

October 2, 2012
To combat "street crews" that have replaced the Bloods, Crips and other traditional gangs, the New York Police Department will double the size of its gang investigative unit, Commissioner Ray Kelly said Tuesday.

Gang Intelligence and the Need to Know

October 2, 2012
No matter how small or large a town they work in, and whether they work urban or rural, gang cops need to know about and recognize the signs of criminal gang activity associated with national and international gangs.
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