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Video: Police Arrest 156 Suspected Gang Members in "Operation Triple Beam Colorado"

The Denver Post reported that among those arrested in "Operation Triple Beam Colorado" was Lester Bell. Reportedly a member of the Gangster Disciples, Bell has been charged in a 2000 homicide in the San Diego area—he allegedly beat his victim to death with a baseball bat.

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Police Arrest 156 Suspected Gang Members in "Operation Triple Beam Colorado"

Between mid-May and late-August, the U.S. Marshals Service, FBI, Colorado Bureau of Investigation, Drug Enforcement Administration, Colorado Springs police, Colorado Department of Corrections, Colorado Bureau of Investigation and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents combined forces to arrest the 156 fugitives suspected of gang activity, according to a news release by Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal Mike Bunk. More Here.

Massachusetts Police Seize Guns, Drugs, Cash in 4 Simultaneous Raids

The raids were conducted by troopers from the Massachusetts State Police Gang Unit, Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section and C3 community policing unit, as well as officers from the FBI Western Massachusetts Gang Task Force, Drug Enforcement Administration and Holyoke police.

Video: Teen Arrested in 'Ambush-Style Attack' on Miami-Dade Detectives

A 19-year-old man was arrested early Wednesday after police say he opened fire in an "ambush-style attack" on two undercover Miami-Dade detectives who were investigating gang activity, police said.

Teen Arrested in 'Ambush-Style Attack' on Miami-Dade Detectives

A 19-year-old man was arrested early Wednesday after police say he opened fire in an "ambush-style attack" on two undercover Miami-Dade detectives who were investigating gang activity, police said. More Here.

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

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.

No One Should Die So Young

Leslie Zepeda died the day after Christmas. She had no time for a final hug, a final kiss, one last chance for her family to tell her how much they loved and cherished her.

The Mexican Mafia: Down But Not Out

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.

Gang Task Forces Take Down Mexican Mafia 'Carnals'

Two recent investigations show us the value of gang task forces that combine resources from law enforcement, prosecutors, and corrections to take down Mexican Mafia "carnals" in Southern California.

Todd Young's Long Road Back

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.