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San Jose police officer connected with ‘Gang of Thrones’ operation arraigned, no plea (San Jose, CA): A San Jose police officer accused of illegally accessing confidential police records and being an accessory after an assault to help a gang investigated in the Police Department’s “Gang of Thrones” operation was arraigned Thursday in a San Jose courtroom.
Source: KRON 4 News    Date: September 22, 2016

Alleged Richmond gang leader convicted in 2012 killing (Martinez, CA): The alleged leader of a West Contra Costa street gang was convicted of murder and gang charges Wednesday in connection with a 2012 shooting.
Source: Eaat Bay Times    Date: September 22, 2016

Life sentences in federal gang case (San Diego, CA): The prosecution of a violent group of San Diego gang members ended Thursday with life sentences for two of its members. Marcus Anthony Foreman and Jermaine Cook were the last to be sentenced in San Diego federal court for their roles in a racketeering conspiracy that included murder, drug trafficking and robbery.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: September 22, 2016

18-year-old found guilty in Sultana gang murder (Tulare County, CA) : An 18-year-old man has been found guilty for his role in a gang-related murder and will be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole, the Tulare County District Attorney’s Office said Tuesday.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: September 20, 2016

Two shot dead in Garden Highway trailer court; Police say gang-related (Yuba City, CA): Two people were shot and killed Sunday night in front of a residence in a Yuba City mobile home park. Police say the killings were gang-related.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: September 19, 2016

Selma responds to spike in gang violence (Selma, CA): Monday night there wasn't an empty seat inside Selma's city council chambers because it was filled with residents scared and concerned about recent violence including a shooting outside a Selma High football game There have been 16 shootings in Selma in the last month. Selma's Police Chief told residents he's zeroing in on a long list of suspects and he has a plan.
Source:    Date: September 19, 2016

Hundreds gather at #howlong summit to find solutions to gang violence (Bakersfield, CA): Danny Morrison is sick of seeing news reports of gang shootings. He’s sick of candlelight vigils, and car washes and GoFundMe accounts set up to pay for the burials of young black men whose potential was never hinted at, much less realized.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian    Date: September 17, 2016

13-year-old hit by gang gunfire in North Hills (Los Angeles, CA): A 13-year-old is in stable condition Friday after what Los Angeles Police Department officials are calling a gang-related shooting when he was wounded by a gunman from a group of five people just after midnight in North Hills.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: September 16, 2016

City leaders to discuss hiring community outreach coordinator at council meeting (Santa Maria, CA): Two full-time positions may end up working to reduce youth violence because city and county leaders cannot come up with one “viable option.”
Source: Lompoc Record    Date: September 16, 2016

Could you be in California's gang database? Bill would make sure you know (Riverside County, CA): Almost 9,000 people in Riverside County are listed as gang members in a database used by law enforcement – and it’s likely that not all of them are aware.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: September 15, 2016

Napa Police investigating shooting at First Street/Freeway Drive (Napa Valley, CA): A 17-year-old Napa youth was shot Sunday night in the vicinity of First Street/Freeway Drive by an unknown assailant who got away, Napa Police reported.
Source: Napa Valley Register    Date: September 12, 2016

Triple Shooting in Broad Daylight Leaves One Dead, Two Injured (Fresno, CA): A triple shooting in broad daylight on Sunday leaves one man dead and two others injured. Fresno Police said the shooting happened around 2pm near Hawes and Fruit just south of Chandler airport. The suspect is still on the run.
Source:    Date: September 11, 2016

12-Year Old Girl Wounded in South Los Angeles Shooting (South Los Angeles, CA): A 12-year-old girl was shot Saturday night in South Los Angeles - an apparent unintended target of a gang-related shooting.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: September 10, 2016

Redwood City: 23 indicted in gang-related brawl at Maguire Correctional Facility (Redwood City, CA): A San Mateo County Grand Jury has indicted nearly two dozen Norteño gang members in connection with a lopsided jailhouse brawl last year that left a rival Sureño gang member with a broken eye socket, according to prosecutors.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: September 9, 2016

Police raid homes of purported gang members (Thousand Oaks, CA): Four Thousand Oaks residents were arrested last week during a crackdown on one of the city’s two documented street gangs.
Source: Thousand Oaks Acorn    Date: September 8, 2016

Audit slams police for unreliable gang list (Sonoma, CA): Aaron Harvey served over seven months in jail after being charged, under Penal Code 182.5, for conspiracy to a series of shootings he did not commit. The statute is notoriously known as the the ‘guilty by association law,’ because it allows prosecutors to charge alleged gang members for crimes by other members of a gang.
Source: KXTV News 10    Date: September 8, 2016

Jurors to Pomona gang members accused in drive-by shooting: Guilty (Pomona, CA): It took only one day of deliberation on Tuesday for jurors to find two documented gang members guilty of a Pomona 2014 drive-by shooting and attempted murder.
Source: San Bernardino Sun    Date: September 7, 2016

San Clemente deputies plan proactive enforcement (San Clamente, CA): San Clemente Police Services is preparing to launch a new enforcement team aimed at proactive crime prevention and curbing chronic nuisances. Residents have become vocal about burglaries, assaults, gang activity, bizarre activity in public by homeless people and, of late, three shooting incidents.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: September 7, 2016

Violence Suppression Unit to launch in mid-September (Salinas, CA): In just days, there has been a renewed effort to combat gang violence in the area. The Salinas Police Department’s Violence Suppression Unit is bringing together resources from other law enforcement agencies.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: September 7, 2016

Slain teen identified, police say double shooting had 'gang component' (Stockton, CA): Police investigators have determined that Sunday afternoon’s drive-by shooting on a street corner in Conway Homes that took the life of a 16-year-old Edison High School student and left another 16-year-old student wounded is connected in some way to gang activity.
Source: The Record    Date: September 6, 2016

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