logo for print

Database gives cops a jump on mobile gangs

By Jessica Van Sack
The Boston Herald

BOSTON — Faced with an increasingly mobile culture of gangbangers, top law enforcement agencies are firing back.

State officials plan by August to launch MassGangs, a new computer program that will track gang members statewide and join the records of local police departments into a central clearinghouse for law enforcement officials, almost like a ballistic fingerprint database of gangs.

Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy

Full story: Database gives cops a jump on mobile gangs

Request product info from top Police Technology companies

Thank You!

*= required

Error occured while sending data

  1. Tags
  2. Gangs

Join the discussion

Copyright © 2017 PoliceOne.com. All rights reserved.