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The Gangs topic page provides patrol officers with updated information on the language, graffiti, and habits of street gangs and criminal organizations.

Cartel activities are not confined to the southern border states – even small towns in the least populated states are impacted
Rising gang violence has escalated in Sweden over the past decade, leading to an increase in shootings, grenade bombings and concerns about public safety
It can hold the key to solving more and bigger crimes
The FBI and its partners executed 4,000 arrests and 2,500 drug seizures and dismantled over 50 violent organizations
Recruiting and operating organized crime gang members and bosses as long-term confidential criminal informants is a dangerous game for law enforcement officers
Officer Fernando Arroyos, 27, was house-hunting with his girlfriend when the three men took his wallet, saw he was a LAPD officer, then began shooting
A lawsuit said requiring deputies to reveal ink and be interviewed would violate the Fourth Amendment and Fifth Amendment protections, as well as state labor law
“We are all a part of an honorable profession, and it is our individual and collective duty to seek the truth on all matters,"" the sheriff’s email said
After four years of pretrial disputes, the case against a so-called deputy gang known as the Banditos moves forward
Messiah Nantwi was free on $300,000 bail, charged for the attempted murder of officers who confronted him about spraying graffiti
Haylee Marie Grisham faces life in prison for the related robbery and murder of an officer to maintain her standing in the Florencia 13 gang