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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.

LAPD Rampart's Special Problems Unit

March 15, 2013
The LAPD's Rampart Division may be the agency's smallest geographic area, but its steady flow of house burglaries, auto thefts, and meth-fueled crime offer the Special Problems Unit plenty of opportunity for targeted enforcement.

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.

Two Effective Gang Enforcement Strategies

August 15, 2012
Long Beach patrol officers can pull up photos of served gang members, maps of safety zones—those parts of the city subject to the gang injunction—a copy of the injunction and a hyperlink to the image of the proof of service form. That certainty has produced very real results.

Chicago Gang Cop Describes 'Tribal Warfare' On Streets

July 12, 2012
A Chicago gang enforcement officer described the city's spike in gang violence as "tribal warfare" that has gone unchecked because of the lack of gang leaders.

Why Chicago is So Violent

June 28, 2012
Chicago's homicide rate is out of control. This is not about "old school" gangsters coming out of prison and trying to re-establish themselves. It's about the youngsters having no respect for anyone.

L.A. County Deputies Recover Rocket Launcher

June 21, 2012
A search warrant served Wednesday at a Southern California home resulted in the seizure of a military rocket launcher, drugs, and ammunition by Los Angeles County Sheriff's gang deputies.

Video: Chicago's Top Cop Explains Rising Murder Rate

June 19, 2012
The rash of shootings and spike in murders in Chicago this year can be attributed to the city's 59 gangs and more than 600 gang sets, Police Superintendant Garry McCarthy told CBS News.

Todd Young's Long Road Back

June 13, 2012

Shot on an Oakland street, Officer Todd Young endures numerous surgeries and continuous rehab to regain his status as a gang investigator and SWAT officer. His story is part of PoliceMag's "Returning To Duty" Web-only series about officers injured on the job.

Shots Fired: Oakland, California 08/27/2010

June 13, 2012

After serving several DEA warrants in Oakland, Fremont, Calif., police officer Todd Young and his partner headed into East Oakland in hopes of locating a wanted Union City gang member whose ex-girlfriend had said that he'd been hanging out in the area. The officers were met with gunfire, when they located their suspect.

Returning To Duty: Todd Young

June 12, 2012

Fremont (Calif.) Police Officer Todd Young returned fire, after a violent Norteno gang member fired 10 rounds at him at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 27, 2010 on a street in Oakland. Officers performed trauma care on Young and delivered him to Highland Hospital, where he received life-saving emergency medical care. He is now recovering and plans to rejoin the SWAT team later this year or in early 2013. We feature his story in the June 2012 "Shots Fired" and "Todd Young's Long Road Back."

Cops Ready to Enforce Tenn. Gang RICO Law

May 30, 2012
Chattanooga officials say local police already have identified some violent criminal street gangs that officials could eventually target under an expansion of Tennessee's Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act that takes effect July 1.

L.A. Sheriff's Investigates Deputy Tattoo Clique

May 17, 2012
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department suspended seven of its deputies believed to be involved with a jail clique called the "Jump Out Boys" that celebrate aggressive policing.

Gang Truces Usually Turn Out Badly for Cops

April 17, 2012
Can you imagine what a gang formed from all aligned Crip and Blood gangs or between the Mexican Mafia and the Nuestra Familia might be capable of?

Killer Collected $30K In Unemployment From Prison

March 5, 2012
A Southern California gang member received $30,000 in fraudulently obtained unemployment insurance benefits while he was incarcerated and funnelled the money into the accounts of prison gang members.

Dismantling a Youth Gang

February 7, 2012
While working as an armed probation officer and investigator in Westchester County, N.Y., it became clear to me that criminal youth gangs were active and operating under the noses of the authorities in my jurisdiction.
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