FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

William Bratton is taking over the helm of the NYPD, what should be his top priority?





Search Result: Gang Intelligence

Displaying 1  -  20  of  88

Omaha, Kansas City Police Share Strategies to Target Gang Violence

February 20, 2014
Omaha’s efforts to curb gang violence are catching the attention of other police departments, including officers in Kansas City, Mo.

The Mexican Mafia: Down But Not Out

August 13, 2013
Every time law enforcement thought that they had knocked out or retired the Eme organization, they found that the Eme came back again. The Mexican Mafia absorbed the blows and grew stronger.

Gangsterish Athletes and Their Entourages

July 9, 2013
Like so many lucky lotto winners, the same fame and financial fortune that helps them escape the ghetto contributes to bringing them down. This is especially true for success stories with gang backgrounds. The entourage of these celebrity gangsters always includes their gangster friends.

NFL Player Accused of Murder Claims No Gang Ties

July 4, 2013
Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has told Bristol County (Mass.) Sheriff's gang investigators he has no ties to organized street gangs as he faces murder charges in the death of a friend.

Atlanta's Street Gangs Emerged from Projects

June 7, 2013
Two street gangs in particular—the International Robbing Crew, one of the more violent in Atlanta's history, and 30 Deep, currently one of the city's most criminally prolific—have come to prove that Atlanta gangs are now different creatures.

Study: Gangs Use the Internet To Brag

March 29, 2013
Gang members use the internet for self-promotion and braggadoccio rather than to recruit new members or commit complex cybercrimes, according to a new study.

Compton's 155th Street Gang

February 27, 2013
The worst of these 155th Street members were usually high on "red devils" (Seconal) and drunk on wine. They were dangerous to everyone and lethal to rivals. They were as bad as any Willowbrook gang such as the Compton Varrio Tres, Tortilla Flats, Willowbrook Winos, or any black gang.

Are Some Gang Members Serial Killers?

January 17, 2013
Even in the murderous world of gangs, the most wicked killings are perpetrated by individuals who seem motivated by some other dark, twisted presence within their troubled souls.

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.

Calif. Sureño Gang Most Powerful In Okla. Prisons

September 20, 2012
Even though they are relatively few in number, the California-based Sureño gang is the most powerful group operating in Oklahoma prisons today.

The Changing Face of Criminal Gangs

September 17, 2012
We're seeing hybrid gangs pop up all over the country. These gangs can be very hard to document, due to the fact that they may not have any national affiliation, and their names are usually taken from the street, city, town, or neighborhood where they live.

N.J. Gang Investigators Provide Training

September 14, 2012
The New Jersey Gang Investigators Association has scheduled a gang training event later this month covering Bloods and Crips, the group announced. The intelligence sharing roundtable has been scheduled for 9 a.m. Sept. 24 in Sayreville.

Insane Clown Posse Threatens To Sue FBI Over Juggalo Gang Label

August 14, 2012
The hip-hop duo Insane Clown Posse is threatening to sue the FBI for designating its fans, known as Juggalos, as a criminal gang. The group is "investigating a possible lawsuit against the FBI," according to a statement posted on a new Website, JuggalosFightBack.

SF Chief: Gang's Members Have 'Turned On Each Other'

August 2, 2012
The explosion of gang violence in and around San Francisco's Visitacion Valley this summer—it has claimed seven lives and has the southeastern neighborhood on edge—stems not from feuding between rival factions, but from an internecine war that is tearing the gangs apart, the city's police chief said Wednesday.

African Immigrant Gangs

April 5, 2012
Somali gangs tend to align and adopt gang names based on clan or tribe, although a few have joined national gangs such as the Crips and Bloods.

Gangs and Electronic Surveillance—Part I

March 1, 2012
Sometimes separate local, state, or county police are used for physical surveillance. Occasionally when intercepted communications seem to have gone dormant, the surveillance team will also be used to deliberately arrest or conduct a traffic stop on individuals to cause them to increase their criminal communications or "tickle the wire."

CDC Report: Gang Prevention Needed In Early Adolescence

January 30, 2012
The report surveyed gang activity in Los Angeles, Calif.; Oklahoma City, Okla.; Long Beach, Calif.; Oakland, Calif.; and Newark, N.J. In these cities, a total of 856 gang and 2,077 nongang homicides were identified and included in the analyses.

The National Gang Threat Assessment's Sanitized Statistics

January 11, 2012
The National Gang Intelligence Center (NGIC) generates several law enforcement reports about the activity and numbers of criminal gangs in the United States. The intended purpose of these reports is to "reduce the threat, incidence, and prevalence of violent crime."

East Coast Blood Hand Signs

December 28, 2011

Gang members use hand signs to communicate with each other and to challenge rival members or law enforcement officers in what they call "throwing signs." After forming in Los Angeles in the early 1970s, the Bloods street gang spread to the East Coast and formed "sets." These sets include the Piru Bloods, Fruit Town Brims, and South Side Brims (in western Maryland). The hand signs in this gallery were recovered during a multi-agency investigation earlier this year. Photos courtesy of Det. Rich Keys of the Maryland State Police.

« Previous12345Next »
Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of over 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine