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The Gang Stop: Safer and More Efficient Field Interviews

The Gang Stop: Safer and More Efficient Field Interviews

Photo courtesy: Sgt. Lou Savelli

Ask any gang investigator worth his or her badge and he or she will tell you: “Whether you are in the streets or down a cell block, when it comes to conducting field interviews with gangsters, you’ll probably be outnumbered most of the time.” On a busy street corner, in your city or town’s gang turf, gangsters seldom travel or hang out alone. And that cell block in your prison or jail, besides being home turf for several gangs, will be home to other criminals who just don’t like COPS!

Oh! By the way, my definition of the word, COPS is Corrections, Officers like Probation and Parole, Police and Federal Agents, and Sheriffs. (Quote me!)

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