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Connecticut Post
Gangs battle for East Side territoryBRIDGEPORT — A battle between two gangs for a narrow piece of real estate on th
Gangs battle for East Side territory
Connecticut Post / Posted an hour ago
BRIDGEPORT — A battle between two gangs for a narrow piece of real estate on the city’s East Side is threatening to spill over into the rest of the city. So far six people have been shot in just the past week in the wake of the two gangs’ warfare,... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
19 charged in connection to April shootingNASHUA - Nearly 20 people were indicted on charges of rioting in a downtown Nas
19 charged in connection to April shooting
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 12 hours ago
NASHUA - Nearly 20 people were indicted on charges of rioting in a downtown Nashua neighborhood during a large altercation that ended with one man shot in the leg. Those indicted include the alleged shooter, Travis McPherson, 19, of 10 Boulder... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Potential fight dispersed near Eisenhower High SchoolLAWTON, Okla._Lawton Police Department's Gang Task Force was called to disperse
Potential fight dispersed near Eisenhower High School
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
LAWTON, Okla._Lawton Police Department's Gang Task Force was called to disperse a potential fight near Eisenhower High School Wednesday that was instigated by some of the school's former students. Police say the group of kids, who had been kicked... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Potentially fight dispersed near IKE High SchoolLAWTON, Okla._Lawton gang task force officers were called to disperse a potenti
Potentially fight dispersed near IKE High School
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
LAWTON, Okla._Lawton gang task force officers were called to disperse a potential fight near Eisenhower High School Wednesday that was instigated by some of the school's former students. Police say the group of kids, who had been kicked out of... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Mariner HS in Everett bans sports apparel because of gang issuesEVERETT – Whether you are a Miami Heat fan or you love the Lakers, if you atten
Mariner HS in Everett bans sports apparel because of gang issues
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted yesterday
EVERETT – Whether you are a Miami Heat fan or you love the Lakers, if you attend Mariner High School in Everett leave that jersey at home. Administrators have banned jerseys and sports apparel not related to a Seattle team. “I think it’s very... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Family shares story on 'Intervention' as officials warn of heroin epidemic in Snohomish CountyMARYSVILLE, Wash. — Officials in Snohomish County say meth and heroin problems
Family shares story on 'Intervention' as officials warn of heroin epidemic in Snohomish County
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
MARYSVILLE, Wash. — Officials in Snohomish County say meth and heroin problems use has become an epidemic there. Now, a mother and daughter are sharing their struggle to beat the odds. “This is where a lot of the drug activity takes place... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Portland police arrest robbery suspectPolice on Friday arrested a 36-year-old North Portland man on robbery and gun-r
Portland police arrest robbery suspect
OregonLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
Police on Friday arrested a 36-year-old North Portland man on robbery and gun-related offenses. Veldon Leroy Green Jr. was wanted in connection with a June 2015 robbery. Officers for Portland's Gun Task Force, the Metro Gang Task Force and the Gang... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
One suspect caught, one loose after WVC car chaseSeveral police agencies chased a stolen car early Friday morning. Police spiked
One suspect caught, one loose after WVC car chase
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 7 days ago
Several police agencies chased a stolen car early Friday morning. Police spiked the truck’s tires, but the truck kept driving. Several blocks later, two men jumped out and began running. Officers called out k-9 units and managed to catch one of the... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Mayoral candidate profile: Artur DavisArtur Davis blasted into Montgomery’s mayoral campaign taking no prisoners, spo
Mayoral candidate profile: Artur Davis
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 7 days ago
Artur Davis blasted into Montgomery’s mayoral campaign taking no prisoners, spotlighting the shortfalls of Incumbent Todd Strange. “We took our case to television and decided on a round of ads early, and then move to a more comparative phase of the... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Mayoral candidate profile: Artur DavisArtur Davis blasted into Montgomery’s mayoral campaign taking no prisoners, spo
Mayoral candidate profile: Artur Davis
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 7 days ago
Artur Davis blasted into Montgomery’s mayoral campaign taking no prisoners, spotlighting the shortfalls of Incumbent Todd Strange. “We took our case to television and decided on a round of ads early, and then move to a more comparative phase of the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento forms new Community Police CommissionResponding to months of community meetings, the Sacramento City Council voted u
Sacramento forms new Community Police Commission
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
Responding to months of community meetings, the Sacramento City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to form a Community Police Commission that will analyze the police department’s diversity, policies and “bias-free policing” training. Mayor... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Arrest linked to Hoova Crips gang injunctionWICHITA FALLS, Texas - A traffic stop and the smell of marijuana resulted in a
Arrest linked to Hoova Crips gang injunction
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 9 days ago
WICHITA FALLS, Texas - A traffic stop and the smell of marijuana resulted in a gang injunction arrest, the Wichita Falls Police Department reported today. At around 8:30 p.m. Aug. 14, 2015, officers with the Gang Task Force noticed an occupied... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Prosecution rests case against Martha Childress' accused shooter, defense to resume testimony Monday.The state on Friday rested its case against the man accused of firing the shot
Prosecution rests case against Martha Childress' accused shooter, defense to resume testimony Monday.
FOX Carolina / Posted 14 days ago
The state on Friday rested its case against the man accused of firing the shot that paralyzed Greenville native Martha Childress as she waited for a cab on a Columbia street in October 2014, and the defendant, Michael Smith, told the judge he would... Read more
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NBC Miami
LAPD Building Relationships in Watts 50 Years After RiotsHalf a century ago, with its then-gleaming headquarters soon to be named for it
LAPD Building Relationships in Watts 50 Years After Riots
NBC Miami / Posted 16 days ago
Half a century ago, with its then-gleaming headquarters soon to be named for its then indomitable chief William Parker, the Los Angeles Police Department had become widely regarded as the model of modern policing. An admiring TV show, "Dragnet,"... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
LAPD Building Relationships in Watts 50 Years After RiotsHalf a century ago, with its then-gleaming headquarters soon to be named for it
LAPD Building Relationships in Watts 50 Years After Riots
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 16 days ago
Half a century ago, with its then-gleaming headquarters soon to be named for its then indomitable chief William Parker, the Los Angeles Police Department had become widely regarded as the model of modern policing. An admiring TV show, "Dragnet,"... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
LAPD Building Relationships in Watts 50 Years After RiotsHalf a century ago, with its then-gleaming headquarters soon to be named for it
LAPD Building Relationships in Watts 50 Years After Riots
NBC Connecticut / Posted 16 days ago
Half a century ago, with its then-gleaming headquarters soon to be named for its then indomitable chief William Parker, the Los Angeles Police Department had become widely regarded as the model of modern policing. An admiring TV show, "Dragnet,"... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
LAPD Building Relationships in Watts 50 Years After RiotsHalf a century ago, with its then-gleaming headquarters soon to be named for it
LAPD Building Relationships in Watts 50 Years After Riots
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 16 days ago
Half a century ago, with its then-gleaming headquarters soon to be named for its then indomitable chief William Parker, the Los Angeles Police Department had become widely regarded as the model of modern policing. An admiring TV show, "Dragnet,"... Read more
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NBC New York
LAPD Building Relationships in Watts 50 Years After RiotsHalf a century ago, with its then-gleaming headquarters soon to be named for it
LAPD Building Relationships in Watts 50 Years After Riots
NBC New York / Posted 16 days ago
Half a century ago, with its then-gleaming headquarters soon to be named for its then indomitable chief William Parker, the Los Angeles Police Department had become widely regarded as the model of modern policing. An admiring TV show, "Dragnet,"... Read more
9 related stories
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NBC Chicago
LAPD Building Relationships in Watts 50 Years After RiotsHalf a century ago, with its then-gleaming headquarters soon to be named for it
LAPD Building Relationships in Watts 50 Years After Riots
NBC Chicago / Posted 16 days ago
Half a century ago, with its then-gleaming headquarters soon to be named for its then indomitable chief William Parker, the Los Angeles Police Department had become widely regarded as the model of modern policing. An admiring TV show, "Dragnet,"... Read more
9 related stories
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NBC Washington
LAPD Building Relationships in Watts 50 Years After RiotsHalf a century ago, with its then-gleaming headquarters soon to be named for it
LAPD Building Relationships in Watts 50 Years After Riots
NBC Washington / Posted 16 days ago
Half a century ago, with its then-gleaming headquarters soon to be named for its then indomitable chief William Parker, the Los Angeles Police Department had become widely regarded as the model of modern policing. An admiring TV show, "Dragnet,"... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
LAPD Building Relationships in Watts 50 Years After RiotsHalf a century ago, with its then-gleaming headquarters soon to be named for it
LAPD Building Relationships in Watts 50 Years After Riots
NBC Bay Area / Posted 16 days ago
Half a century ago, with its then-gleaming headquarters soon to be named for its then indomitable chief William Parker, the Los Angeles Police Department had become widely regarded as the model of modern policing. An admiring TV show, "Dragnet,"... Read more
9 related stories
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NBC San Diego
LAPD Building Relationships in Watts 50 Years After RiotsHalf a century ago, with its then-gleaming headquarters soon to be named for it
LAPD Building Relationships in Watts 50 Years After Riots
NBC San Diego / Posted 16 days ago
Half a century ago, with its then-gleaming headquarters soon to be named for its then indomitable chief William Parker, the Los Angeles Police Department had become widely regarded as the model of modern policing. An admiring TV show, "Dragnet,"... Read more
9 related stories
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NBC Los Angeles
LAPD Building Relationships in WattsHalf a century ago, with its then-gleaming headquarters soon to be named for it
LAPD Building Relationships in Watts
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 16 days ago
Half a century ago, with its then-gleaming headquarters soon to be named for its then indomitable chief, the Los Angeles Police Department had become widely regarded as the model of modern policing. An admiring TV show, "Dragnet," polished the... Read more
9 related stories
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FOX 25 Boston
Nashua police search for suspect wanted in connection with shootingNASHUA, NH (MyFoxBoston.com) -- Nashua Police are searching for a man wanted in
Nashua police search for suspect wanted in connection with shooting
FOX 25 Boston / Posted 16 days ago
NASHUA, NH (MyFoxBoston.com) -- Nashua Police are searching for a man wanted in connection with a shooting that is the latest in a string of gang-related incidents in the city. Police said they have an arrest warrant for Angel Flores, for assault... Read more
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Gawker
50 Years After the Riots, Watts Projects and LAPD Learn to Co-ExistAt a recent staff meeting at the Southeast Division station of the Los Angeles
50 Years After the Riots, Watts Projects and LAPD Learn to Co-Exist
Gawker / Posted 17 days ago
At a recent staff meeting at the Southeast Division station of the Los Angeles Police Department, Ryan Whiteman, a tall, barrel-chested sergeant, ran down the mid-year crime stats for Jordan Downs, a public housing development in the Watts... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
SWAT arrests Thousand Palms man on weapons chargesA Thousand Palms man was arrested early Friday morning after S.W.A.T. and the C
SWAT arrests Thousand Palms man on weapons charges
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 18 days ago
A Thousand Palms man was arrested early Friday morning after S.W.A.T. and the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force served a weapons related search warrant in the 30-700 block of Calle Jessica, in the unincorporated area of Thousand... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Dallas Co. gang roundup nets multiple arrests, crackdown ongoingResidents fed up with escalating gang violence in and around Selma are seeing r
Dallas Co. gang roundup nets multiple arrests, crackdown ongoing
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 20 days ago
Residents fed up with escalating gang violence in and around Selma are seeing results as multiple agencies work together to combat the problem. On Friday night, officers targeted one neighborhood as part of an ongoing operation to make the streets... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Dallas Co. gang roundup nets multiple arrests, crackdown ongoingResidents fed up with escalating gang violence in and around Selma are seeing r
Dallas Co. gang roundup nets multiple arrests, crackdown ongoing
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 20 days ago
Residents fed up with escalating gang violence in and around Selma are seeing results as multiple agencies work together to combat the problem. On Friday night, officers targeted one neighborhood as part of an ongoing operation to make the streets... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Cathedral City man arrested in gang task force operationThe Coachella Valley Violent Gang Task Force arrested a Cathedral City man on T
Cathedral City man arrested in gang task force operation
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 21 days ago
The Coachella Valley Violent Gang Task Force arrested a Cathedral City man on Thursday after serving three search warrants around the Coachella Valley connected to a Thousand Palms shooting that happened in July. Officers searched homes in the... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Cities receive funds to combat youth violence, gang activityBOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker has announced a $1.25 million funding increase for
Cities receive funds to combat youth violence, gang activity
Leominster Champion / Posted 22 days ago
BOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker has announced a $1.25 million funding increase for the Shannon Grant program to support regional and multi-disciplinary approaches to combat gang and youth violence. Fitchburg, Gardner and Leominster will share a... Read more
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WTOC 11 Savannah
Postell announces another commission campaignAlbany City Commissioner Tommie Postell announced his candidacy for reelection
Postell announces another commission campaign
WTOC 11 Savannah / Posted 23 days ago
Albany City Commissioner Tommie Postell announced his candidacy for reelection to the Post 6 seat on the commission Wednesday morning, downtown. Postell has already served three terms, 12 years, on the board. He said at his announcement that he... Read more
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WALB Albany
Postell announces another commission campaignAlbany City Commissioner Tommie Postell announced his candidacy for reelection
Postell announces another commission campaign
WALB Albany / Posted 23 days ago
Albany City Commissioner Tommie Postell announced his candidacy for reelection to the Post 6 seat on the commission Wednesday morning, downtown. Postell has already served three terms, 12 years, on the board. He said at his announcement that he... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Postell announces another commission campaignAlbany City Commissioner Tommie Postell announced his candidacy for reelection
Postell announces another commission campaign
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 23 days ago
Albany City Commissioner Tommie Postell announced his candidacy for reelection to the Post 6 seat on the commission Wednesday morning, downtown. Postell has already served three terms, 12 years, on the board. He said at his announcement that he... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Mosby questions need for homicide commissionUS LIVE AT CITY HALL WITH DETAILS. KAI? THE COMMISSION BRINGS TOGETHER CITY LEA
Mosby questions need for homicide commission
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 24 days ago
US LIVE AT CITY HALL WITH DETAILS. KAI? THE COMMISSION BRINGS TOGETHER CITY LEADERS, POLICE LEADERS AND A LOT OF OTHER EXPERTS . THE POINT IS TO REVIEW HOMICIDE IN BALTIMORE CITY AND TRY TO COME UP WITH SOLUTIONS. THERE SEEMS TO BE A REPORT OF... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Operation into recovery of stolen cars in Salt Lake County yields 4 arrestsSALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — Four people, including a known gang member, were taken
Operation into recovery of stolen cars in Salt Lake County yields 4 arrests
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 27 days ago
SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — Four people, including a known gang member, were taken into custody overnight during a police task force operation focused on recovering stolen cars. A task force made of officers from Unified Police, West Valley City... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Two held in fatal shooting of boy, 4, playing in front of Highland homeDaniel Muñoz, 4, was shot and killed while playing in front a Highland home. CO
Two held in fatal shooting of boy, 4, playing in front of Highland home
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 28 days ago
Daniel Muñoz, 4, was shot and killed while playing in front a Highland home. COURTESY PHOTO HIGHLAND >> Nearly 24 hours after a stray bullet took the life of 4-year-old Daniel Muñoz as he played in the front yard of his aunt’s home, sheriff’s... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Two held in fatal shooting of boy, 4, playing in front of Highland homeDaniel Muñoz, 4, was shot and killed while playing in front a Highland home. Th
Two held in fatal shooting of boy, 4, playing in front of Highland home
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 28 days ago
Daniel Muñoz, 4, was shot and killed while playing in front a Highland home. This is a younger photo of him. Courtesy HIGHLAND >> Nearly 24 hours after a stray bullet took the life of 4-year-old Daniel Muñoz as he played in the front yard of his... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Mother of boy, killed outside Highland home: ‘I can’t cry anymore’Daniel Munoz, 4, was shot and killed while playing in front a Highland home. Th
Mother of boy, killed outside Highland home: ‘I can’t cry anymore’
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 28 days ago
Daniel Munoz, 4, was shot and killed while playing in front a Highland home. This is a younger photo ofhim. Courtesy HIGHLAND >> “Next time, mijo...” Little Daniel Munoz would have to wait until next time to join his family on their trip to Knott’s... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Boy’s shooting death: ‘Overwhelming sadness,’ Highland mayor saysHighland Mayor Larry McCallon was still processing the headline on Thursday mor
Boy’s shooting death: ‘Overwhelming sadness,’ Highland mayor says
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 28 days ago
Highland Mayor Larry McCallon was still processing the headline on Thursday morning — a tragedy in his city. “It was just sadness,” he said after learning that 4-year-old Daniel Munos was struck by a stray bullet late Wednesday as he played with a... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Stray bullet kills boy, 4, playing outside Highland homeDaniel Munoz, 4, was shot and killed while playing in front a Highland home. Th
Stray bullet kills boy, 4, playing outside Highland home
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 28 days ago
Daniel Munoz, 4, was shot and killed while playing in front a Highland home. This is a younger photo of Munoz. (Courtesy) HIGHLAND >> “Next time, mijo...” Little Daniel Munoz would have to wait until next time to join his family on their trip to... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Highland boy’s shooting death: ‘Overwhelming sadness,’ mayor saysHighland Mayor Larry McCallon was still processing the headline on Thursday mor
Highland boy’s shooting death: ‘Overwhelming sadness,’ mayor says
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 29 days ago
Highland Mayor Larry McCallon was still processing the headline on Thursday morning — a tragedy in his city. “It was just sadness,” he said after learning that 4-year-old Daniel Munos was struck by a stray bullet late Wednesday as he played with a... Read more
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FOX News Chicago
Lake County forms new task force as gangs move in from ChicagoWAUKEGAN, Ill. (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Lake County law enforcement officials
Lake County forms new task force as gangs move in from Chicago
FOX News Chicago / Posted 1 months ago
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Lake County law enforcement officials have seen the number of gang members in their county rising with a big influx from Chicago, and they hope to do something about it. The launch of a new law enforcement... Read more
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Everett Herald
Police may have found thieves who took large sums of cashPublished: Thursday, July 23, 2015, 3:46 p.m. EVERETT � Police say they may
Police may have found thieves who took large sums of cash
Everett Herald / Posted 1 months ago
Published: Thursday, July 23, 2015, 3:46 p.m. EVERETT � Police say they may have found the men responsible for a string of thefts and a robbery that netted more than $91,000 in recent... Read more
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Daily Herald
Lake County sheriff forms gang task forceThe Lake County Sheriff's Office has created a new task force to combat the ris
Lake County sheriff forms gang task force
Daily Herald / Posted 1 months ago
The Lake County Sheriff's Office has created a new task force to combat the rise in gang members moving to the northern suburbs, officials said. The Lake County Gang Task Force is a collaborating group comprised of federal and local law enforcement... Read more
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