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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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1 Utah officer dead, 1 officer shot, suspect killed in gun battle

1 Utah officer dead, 1 officer shot, suspect killed in gun battle

An officer has died after he was shot by a suspect who was later killed by police. A second officer was shot three times - Full Story

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Crime up across board in LA; homicides, rapes rise 9 percent

A number of factors are driving this year's overall uptick, including a spike in gang violence - Full Story

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Trending Topics: When militias clash with cops

By PoliceOne Staff An ongoing occupation of a federal building in eastern Oregon is just the latest in... - Full Story

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Big data, big results: How cops are combating crime with the cloud

Big data, big results: How cops are combating crime with the cloud

Increasingly, police agencies are looking to software solutions that employ enhanced pattern analysis not only to help recognize crime patterns, but solve crimes - Full Story

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Armed teen running toward Mo. school shot by officer

17-year-old was a documented gang member who was registered as a student at the school - Full Story

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How social media tools can help PDs overcome data overload

How social media tools can help PDs overcome data overload

Incorporating a formal toolset into an agency’s social media program can dramatically help officers sift through data at a very large scale - Full Story

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'No one feels safe': New Orleans on edge after mass shooting

Authorities said the shootout that wounded 17 people Sunday night was probably gang-related - Full Story

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5 requirements for a successful gang task force Nick Perna - Gang Investigations

5 requirements for a successful gang task force

Whenever agents, detectives, and officers are brought together from local, state and federal agencies, there are inherent difficulties that need to be addressed from the beginning - Full Story

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Police, community take action as crime rises in LA

Police, community take action as crime rises in LA

Murders are up 12 percent this year and shooting victims have increased 20 percent - Full Story



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