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FBI Notifies Officers of Threat from Black Guerilla Family

An alert from the FBI and the Federal Bureau of Prisons says the BGF, an African-American prison gang, plans to kill white law enforcement and corrections officers as well as members of the rival prison gang the Aryan Brotherhood.

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Gunman Shoots at 4 Baltimore Officers, Dies of Return Fire

A gunman with an AR-15-style rifle opened fire on four plainclothes police officers in an unmarked car Thursday night in West Baltimore, police said.

Maryland Governor Announces Immediate Closure of Baltimore Jail

Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday that he will immediately shut down the decrepit Baltimore City Detention Center, moving inmates to nearby facilities and ending a long-standing "black eye" for the state.

Baltimore Police Say Gangs are Teaming Up to "Take Out" Officers

Police said in a statement they have received information that members of "various gangs" — including the Black Guerrilla Family, the Bloods and the Crips — have "entered into a partnership" to harm police.

Armed Man Brings Gun Into Baltimore Police Station on Gang's Orders

Baltimore police officers on Tuesday disarmed a man who brought a loaded handgun into a police station claiming that Black Guerrilla Family gang members had put him up to it to test security.

How One Gang Corrupted 13 Baltimore COs

Anyone who has worked in the jail or prison for any length of time is probably aware of the psychological manipulation practiced by many sophisticated inmates and gangs. They commonly employ tactics designed as corruption ensnarement traps.

13 Baltimore COs Indicted In Prison Gang Drug Conspiracy

A federal grand jury has indicted 13 Baltimore correctional officers and 12 Black Guerilla Family (BGF) gang members who orchestrated a wide-ranging conspiracy to distribute drugs, launder money, and have sex inside the jail.

Inside the Black Panther Party (2 of 2)

By the late 1960s, many of the Black Panther Party leadership had become entangled in criminal trials or were serving long prison sentences. Some had been killed. The remaining BPP leaders could not agree on how to overcome these issues.

The Black Guerrilla Family Prison Gang

The Black Guerrilla Family was founded by George Jackson, a former Black Panther and excellent orator who rallied inmates by speaking about the system's injustice to prisoners, especially black inmates. He vowed to form an organization that would support his imprisoned people like a family and become a vanguard in the coming revolution against the U.S. government.

Feds Bust BGF Heroin Ring at Baltimore Outreach Center

The employees are suspected of operating the center to extend the influence of the Black Guerrilla Family.