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June 19, 2015
Feds: 48 charged for links to Boston's most-feared gang

Feds: 48 charged for links to Boston's most-feared gang

The criminal organization ran a vast drug empire that stoked New England's heroin epidemic - Full Story
June 13, 2015

Waco chief: 3 officers fired in biker shootout, 12 shots total

A month after the fatal shooting, a press conference gave way to many details about the officers involved and weapons found at the scene - Full Story
June 11, 2015
14 alleged Baltimore gang members indicted on racketeering charges

14 alleged Baltimore gang members indicted on racketeering charges

The gang has been considered the most violent in the city - Full Story
June 09, 2015

Undercover NY detective guilty of lesser charges in biker melee

Detective was acquitted Tuesday of the most serious charges but convicted of lesser crimes - Full Story
June 08, 2015
NYC highway melee trial exposes life as undercover detective

NYC highway melee trial exposes life as undercover detective

Trial sheds an unwanted light on how the nation''s largest police department cultivates, supervises and protects its officers - Full Story
June 06, 2015
Witnesses: Semi-automatic gunfire dominated biker shootout

Witnesses: Semi-automatic gunfire dominated biker shootout

Six witnesses interviewed by the AP describe a melee that began with a few pistol shots but was dominated by semi-automatic gunfire - Full Story
June 05, 2015

Feds: Texas Mexican Mafia killed drug-dealing cop

Mafia ordered the death of officer last year after they found out through Facebook that the man who was dealing drugs for them was also a cop - Full Story
June 02, 2015

Undercover NYC officer testifies in SUV assault trial

Detective testified Tuesday he didn't intervene because he feared for his safety and didn't admit involvement in the melee because he worried he'd get fired - Full Story
May 22, 2015
Farewell to Bob Walker, P1 Forums moderator and friend

Farewell to Bob Walker, P1 Forums moderator and friend

Also a former Border Patrol and DEA agent, Bob succumbed to cancer on May 10 - Full Story
May 21, 2015
Bikers, others flee gunfire in Waco restaurant video

Bikers, others flee gunfire in Waco restaurant video

Police have acknowledged firing on armed bikers, but it is not clear how many of the dead were shot by officers - Full Story



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