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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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Officer safety during gang contacts Secure - Login Required

Doug Wyllie of PoliceOne discusses officer safety during gang contacts with gang expert Andy Eways.

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Courthouse violence unpredictable, despite security advances

Courthouse violence unpredictable, despite security advances

When Utah's new federal courthouse opened last week, it came with security improvements that are becoming standard around the country - Full Story

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Interviewing gang members upon prison intake Secure - Login Required

Doug Wyllie of PoliceOne.com discusses techniques to interview gang members upon intake into prison with Correctional Officer Todd DePalma of the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

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LEOs battle booming drug trade in the oil patch

LEOs battle booming drug trade in the oil patch

The oil boom in the Bakken shale fields has touched off an explosion of growth and wealth on this remote wind-swept prairie. But it has also brought a dark side - Full Story

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Gunman kills 3 at Jewish complex, ID'd as supremacist

Gunman kills 3 at Jewish complex, ID'd as supremacist

Man accused of killing 3 is a known white supremacist and former KKK leader who was once the subject of a nationwide manhunt - Full Story

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Gangs: East Coast Crips

Doug Wyllie discusses the East Coast Crips with gang expert Andy Eway.

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Tenn. bill bans gang members from public spaces

Bill provides statutory guidance for courts using Tennessee's public nuisance law to keep criminal gang members out of public areas - Full Story

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Why texting is the next big thing in gang codes

Why texting is the next big thing in gang codes

With the popularity of texting, abbreviations are being added to gang documents and written in code. - Full Story

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Why texting is the next big thing in gang codes Gary Klivans - Cracking Gang Codes

Why texting is the next big thing in gang codes

With the popularity of "texting", abbreviations are being added to gang documents and written in code - Full Story

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Calif. police beef up patrols in wake of gang wars

Detectives say at least three shootings since March 15 can be attributed to the increased tensions between gangs in the area - Full Story



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Gangs Columnists

Street Crimes Street Crimes
with Pat McCarthy
10-8: Life on the Line 10-8: Life on the Line
with Charles Remsberg