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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.

California's Budget Fix: Cut Gang and Drug Fighters

November 7, 2011
State lawmakers are positioning their budget axe over the heads of the state Department of Justice's Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement (BNE) and Bureau of Investigation and Intelligence (BII).

Oakland Norteño Named In Injunction Arrested With Rifle Strapped to Chest

April 11, 2011
Since police filed the case in October, 15 of 40 members named in a gang injunction have been arrested, including one in a court room. The injunction bars the men from hanging out together in a 2-square-mile "safety zone" and imposes a 10 p.m. curfew.

La Cosa Nostra: Alive and Kicking

March 15, 2011
On the strength of 16 indictments, federal agents arrested 119 alleged members of La Cosa Nostra Sicilian Mafia in late-January raids in the Northeast. This was an outstanding blow against the Mob, but it's not a fatal blow.

Atlanta PD Disbands Hard-Charging Gang Unit

February 10, 2011
The Atlanta PD launched Red Dog, which is said to stand for Run Every Drug Dealer Out Of Georgia, during the crack-cocaine epidemic in the 1980s when Atlanta had open-air drug markets and almost weekly drive-by shootings.

California Agencies Arrest 13 In Gang Sting

February 10, 2011
The investigation focused on the East Side Longos gang, one of the oldest Hispanic gangs in the city. The gang claims territory in central Long Beach, and members are believed to be responsible for six shootings in this geographical area, including the recent attempted murder of the two Gang Enforcement detectives.

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.

Gang Injunction Splits a San Fernando Valley Community

October 4, 2008
This summer, law enforcement officials enacted an injunction targeting San Fer. It is the 37th gang injunction in Los Angeles and the largest yet, covering nearly 10 square miles in Sylmar and San Fernando, and it has left a troubled community deeply divided.
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