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Calif. city unveils new gang tactics

"Community-oriented policing with a twist"

By Julia Reynolds
The Monterey County Herald

SALINAS, Calif. — The Salinas Police Department is preparing to unveil a pilot program in which "all city departments" will focus on a defined area that engenders most of the city's gang violence, Police Chief Dan Ortega said Monday.

Ortega said his staff is in the final stage of development for plans he will present to the City Council in coming weeks.

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