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The Gangs topic page provides patrol officers with updated information on the language, graffiti, and habits of street gangs and criminal organizations. From cross-border incursions to cross-town rivalries, the scourge of “organized” crime perpetrated by gang members can be violent, bloody, and devastating to a community, and dangerous to officers.
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What a near-fatal encounter taught a Fla. cop about traffic stops Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

What a near-fatal encounter taught a Fla. cop about traffic stops

Speaking to a room full of trainers at the 2015 ILEETA conference, Wagoner told a room full of officers about the night that could have been his last - Full Story

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Tenn. officer shot responding to gang activity, recovering

Officer Robert Armour, 32, was in stable condition and doing "fine'' after the shooting.

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Tenn. officer shot responding to gang activity, recovering

Officer Robert Armour, 32, was in stable condition and doing "fine'' after the shooting - Full Story

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Gang Codes: Similar Symbol System Gary Klivans - Cracking Gang Codes

Gang Codes: Similar Symbol System

When trying to decipher a gang code, don’t compare apples and oranges - Full Story

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Wis. trooper's killer had been convicted in supremacist brawl

Wis. trooper's killer had been convicted in supremacist brawl

FBI and the state are investigating whether gunman may have been involved in other bank robberies in other states - Full Story

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Chief: Gang-related gunfire injured 2 LAPD officers

Police Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday that the shooting stemmed from an ongoing feud between two prominent street gangs in the area - Full Story

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Teen arrested after gunfire erupts in front of Ore. police station

Officers heard people pounding on the station's front doors and windows - Full Story

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Suspect in shooting of NY cop is gang member

Suspect member of a "vicious" local gang who survived a drive-by shooting last year - Full Story

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Car collides with fire truck in LA police pursuit

One suspected gunan died at the scene, another person was hospitalized in critical condition and two firefighters sustained minor injuries - Full Story

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Calif. cop shot during stop released from hospital

Officer shot over the weekend in a gunfight with a suspected gang member is recovering at home with his family - Full Story



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Gangs Columnists

Cracking Gang Codes Cracking Gang Codes
with Gary Klivans
Street Crimes Street Crimes
with Pat McCarthy