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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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Ex-gang member turned rabbi accused of impersonating police

Avorham Gross, formerly known as Latin Kings member Roberto Eddy Santos, faces dozens of charges.

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Ex-gang member turned rabbi accused of impersonating police

Avorham Gross, formerly known as Latin Kings member Roberto Eddy Santos, faces dozens of charges - Full Story

Columns

Gang Codes: The long and short of it Gary Klivans - Cracking Gang Codes

Gang Codes: The long and short of it

Looking for a way to decipher a gang code? Sometimes looking at the long and short words can provide the answer - Full Story

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The differences between prison and street gangs

Corrections officer and gang expert Todd DePalma discusses the differences between street and prison gangs.

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Street gangs tone down use of colors, tattoos

Street gangs tone down use of colors, tattoos

Gangs from coast to coast have toned down their use of colors and are even altering tattoos to avoid being identified by police and witnesses - Full Story

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Huge LA raid nets $90M in cartel money

Huge LA raid nets $90M in cartel money

About 1K officers fanned out across city's downtown to search dozens of businesses suspected of taking bulk cash funneled by drug cartels for clothing exported to Mexico - Full Story

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Sweep leads to 30 arrests, cripples juvenile Texas gang

Arrests included 15 juveniles, ages 11-16, of the predominantly juvenile gang that is responsible for a summer crime wave.

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Sweep leads to 30 arrests, cripples juvenile Texas gang

Sweep leads to 30 arrests, cripples juvenile Texas gang

Arrests included 15 juveniles, ages 11-16, of the predominantly young gang that is responsible for a summer crime wave - Full Story

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School starts in Chicago with more safety officers

School starts in Chicago with more safety officers

Thanks to an infusion of $1M from the city, another 100 "Safe Passage" workers were lining routes in crime-ridden neighborhoods that students walk through to get to school - Full Story

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2 killed, 2 wounded in gun battle near Ala. biker club

Police say at least 40 rounds were fired during a gun battle outside a Birmingham, Alabama, motorcycle club - Full Story



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Gangs Columnists

Tools of the (Crime) Trade Tools of the (Crime) Trade
with Sgt. Lou Savelli, NYPD (ret.)
10-8: Life on the Line 10-8: Life on the Line
with Charles Remsberg