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Steve Lettic details how cops can be more effective communicators on the job.
Slain Neb. officer on connecting with kids–
A 2013 interview with Kerrie Orozco detailing her efforts to connect with kids in the community in order to steer them away from gang life. Orozco was tragically shot to death in May 2015 during the attempted arrest of a fugitive.
The differences between prison and street gangs–
Corrections officer and gang expert Todd DePalma discusses the differences between street and prison gangs.
Gabriel Morales, a gang specialist with Gang Prevention Services, discusses the prevalence and characteristics of white gangs in the United States.
Officer safety with MS13 gangs–
Eduardo Cordero, a supervising deputy with Los Angeles County Probation, discusses officer safety issues when dealing with MS13 gang members.
Evolution of criminal activities in gangs–
Assistant Chief Calvin Shivers of the FBI's violent criminal threat section discusses criminal activity in gangs.
Officer safety during gang contacts–
Doug Wyllie of PoliceOne discusses officer safety during gang contacts with gang expert Andy Eways.
Interviewing gang members upon prison intake–
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.
Gangs: East Coast Crips–
Doug Wyllie discusses the East Coast Crips with gang expert Andy Eway.
Females in gangs–
Doug Wylie, PoliceOne Editor-in-Chief interviews Ray Bercini of the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Office about the role of female gang members.
Juvenile gang prevention and intervention–
Gabriel Morales, gang specialist, discusses ways to prevent juvenile gang membership.
Introduction to Gangs - POSA–
Internationally known gang expert Richard Valdemar discusses gang origins and culture. He offers law enforcement an insight on how they function, and how they think. With gangs spreading across the country, it is vital to recognize the dangers that they present to law enforcement and our communities.
Community Based Information System–
Detective Ray Bercini discusses the Community Based Information System Model which was developed in response to an epidemic in gang growth and activity.
P1 Roll Call: Cop mistaken for gang member, Police chief TASERed–
For the week of December 6, Dave Smith discusses a frightening situation in which a cop in an unmarked car on the phone with his wife was mistaken for a gang member and fired upon from another vehicle. He also recaps a heartwarming story of a cop who saved a woman's life then stayed at her bedside, and a chief who offered to be TASERed in front of his community to raise money for his department, plus this week's Not Today moment from Wis.
Gangs - Lessons learned: A probation officer's perspective–
Eduardo Cordero discusses lessons learned from dealing with gang members and how they can be used as predictors in future encounters.
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