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GPD chief discusses recent gang violence (Greenville, NC): In the wake of a recent gang-related murder occurring in downtown Greenville, Greenville Police Chief Hassan Aden put many rumors and concerns to rest when discussing the safety of the city.
Source: The East Carolinian    Date: July 2, 2014

InterAct's National Data Sharing Network helps Indiana collect and share information on gang members (Winston-Salem, NC): Recently, Indiana's INGangNetwork and their database technology partner, CI Technologies, collaborated with the Integrated Public Safety Commission (IPSC) to provide gang activity alerts via InterAct's nationwide data sharing network, InterDEx. Now, InterDEx members from all across the country can run a query on a person, place, or thing they're investigating through InterDEx enabled applications and receive an alert that indicates possible gang-related activities from Indiana.
Source: Digital Journal    Date: July 1, 2014

Fayetteville struggles to stem tide of youth gun violence (Fayetteville, NC): In his Facebook pictures, Kire McNeil flashes gang symbols and shows off his ink. "Fear no Evil" is tattooed in fancy cursive just below his neckline. Jewelry juts from his ears and under his mouth, his navel and an eyebrow. In one picture, he holds what appears to be a marijuana cigarette.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: June 29, 2014

Officials investigate corruption, gang activity at prison (Polkton, NC): Court documents revealed new details about an ongoing investigation into corruption and official misconduct at a local prison. Lanesboro Correctional Institution, the subject of a federal investigation into allegations of gang-related crime and violence, has been the focus on an ongoing State Bureau of Investigation case since December of 2012.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: June 26, 2014

Study finds 5% of crime gang-related in Durham (Durham, NC): Five percent of reported crime in Durham is gang-related, but violent gang-related crime is up and Durham ranks among the worst in the state for truancy, according to an assessment report released by the Durham County Criminal Justice Resource Center.
Source: The Herald-Sun     Date: June 26, 2014

Federal, state agents, troopers at prison for 'show of force' (Anson County, NC): State prison officials initiated a "security procedure" at Lanesboro Correctional Institution today following a rash of gang-related violence and crime, according to authorities. FBI and SBI agents questioned prison staff for hours about a flow of illegal contraband into the prison, including illegal cellphones that experts said gang members use to organize criminal activity.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: June 25, 2014

Teen slain Sunday in west Fayetteville had urged City Council to fight gun violence (Fayetteville, NC): A well-spoken high school graduate known for his flamboyant flair and boisterous personality, Ravon Jordan's death stunned family and friends, his brother and school officials said Tuesday.
Source: The Fayetteville Observer    Date: June 24, 2014

Fayetteville reacts to recent gang-related shooting (Fayetteville, NC): The Fayetteville chief of police is outraged after more than 70 gun shots were fired from five high powered guns in a neighborhood off Raeford Road in Fayetteville early Sunday morning.
Source: TWC News    Date: June 24, 2014

Gangs in Greenville: How do we fix it? (Greenville, NC): The shooting death of Jamar Clark was an eye opener for many. Despite public outcry---police maintain that Clark was a validated gang member. Chief Hassan Aden says Clark met at least 3 of 12 requirements to attain the title.
Source: WNCT 9 News    Date: June 19, 2014

Greenville murder victim related to woman killed last summer (Greenville, NC): A family friend of the man police say was murdered in Greenville early Wednesday was a close family relative to a woman murdered in the city in 2013.
Source: WITN 7 News    Date: June 18, 2014

Update: Video leads to arrest (Greenville, NC): Video from an early morning shooting that killed a Greenville man in a downtown parking lot led police to an arrest Wednesday afternoon. Shiheem Maurice Andrews, 20, is charged with an open count murder in the death of 23-year-old Jamar Clark, who police identified as a member of the Bloods street gang.
Source: The Daily Reflector    Date: June 18, 2014

Sister: Victim not a gang member (Greenville, NC): The sister of a man shot and killed early this morning near Fifth and Evans streets said he was not the gang member Greenville police labeled him but a good person with a family who loved him.
Source: The Daily Reflector    Date: June 18, 2014

How Greenville police validate a gang member (Greenville, NC): Greenville police say they have a set criteria when they validate a suspected gang member.
Source: WITN 7 News    Date: June 18, 2014

Fatal shooting in Rocky Mount believed to be gang-related (Rocky Mount, NC): One person was killed and three others were injured in an aggravated assault early Friday morning in Rocky Mount that neighbors say may have been gang related.
Source: WNCN News    Date: June 13, 2014

Gang member says fatal shooting was self-defense (Raleigh, NC): A gang member charged in the death of a Raleigh man nearly two years ago told jurors in his first-degree murder trial Thursday morning that he didn't mean to kill the victim and that the crime weighed on his conscience until his arrest months later in Louisiana.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: June 5, 2014

City wants schools to help pay for gang-resistance program (Durham, NC): City officials want Durham Public Schools to pick up some – if not all – of the cost of having the Police Department's Gang Resistance Education and Training (GREAT) program in elementary schools.
Source: The Durham News    Date: May 29, 2014

Council avoids hard-line position on gang-resistance funding (Durham, NC): Key City Council members were reluctant on Wednesday to slash spending on an in-schools anti-gang program to free Police Department resources for use elsewhere in the city.
Source: The Herald-Sun     Date: May 28, 2014

City renewing scrutiny of G.R.E.A.T. (Durham, NC): City officials are going to try this month and next to prod the Durham Public Schools into picking up part of the check for operating an in-school "gang-resistance" program.
Source: The Herald-Sun     Date: May 18, 2014

Hope Mills board meeting: Limits aimed at gang activity (Fayetteville, NC): The Hope Mills Board of Commissioners on Monday unanimously approved restrictions on certain activities within 1,000 feet of schools. The restrictions prohibit conduct which "disrupts, disturbs or interferes" with school activities or presents a "clear and present danger" to students or school staff.
Source: The Fayetteville Observer    Date: May 7, 2014

Gangs responsible for violence in Bladen County (Bladen County, NC): Parents in Bladen County are speaking out about their concerns of growing gang violence in the rural area. Their children were leaving a party over the weekend where they said they were shot at by members of a gang. The windows of the car are shot out and the four passengers barely escaped gunfire.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: May 5, 2014

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