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Nurses get primer on gangs (Camden, NJ): The scenarios were hypothetical, but the implications were real. Officers from the New Jersey State Parole Board's Street Gang Unit explained gang signs, colors, clothing and codes to about 25 medical personnel from Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden on Wednesday because it could save their lives.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: November 20, 2008

Weehawken police interrupt suspected gang recruitment meeting and walk away with 'valuable' notebook (Hamilton Park, NJ): Authorities believe they seized a notebook containing valuable information about the Bloods street gang organization and membership when Weehawken police broke up a suspected recruiting meeting in Hamilton Park on Friday, officials said.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: November 19, 2008

Investigation shows gang leaders continue activity in prison (New Jersey): Imprisoned leaders of the Bloods street gang - with the help of corrupt corrections officers and staff as well as visitors - are remaining in control of the criminal organization through the use of cell phones smuggled into New Jersey's state prisons and county jails and by manipulating prison phones, State Commission of Investigation agents said today.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: November 18, 2008

Two more arrests at Dickinson High, and a gang attack reported (Jersey City, NJ): There were two more arrests outside Dickinson High School yesterday afternoon, and three students were attacked by a gang not far from the Jersey City school, police said this morning.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: November 18, 2008

Gang sweep proves presence in NJ, crime-fighters say (New Jersey): Federal agents arrested 32 reputed gang members in northern Passaic and Morris counties today, the same day a state panel heard alarming testimony about the growth and proliferation of gangs in New Jersey.
Source: The Record    Date: November 18, 2008

Latin Kings gang member arrested in North Plainfield on cocaine charges (North Plainfield, NJ): A member of the Latin Kings gang has been arrested on cocaine charges following a three-month investigation by the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office Organized Crime and Narcotics Task Force, the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office Gangs and Guns Task Force, the North Plainfield Police Department and the Manville Police Department K-9 Unit.
Source: Courier News    Date: November 13, 2008

Kids in North Jersey get a stark view of gang violence (Bergen, NJ): Police are making sometimes graphic gang awareness presentations to middle schoolers throughout North Jersey.
Source: The Record    Date: November 9, 2008

County gang sweep nets 59 (Woodbury, NJ): Nearly 60 people, all of them with alleged ties to various violent street gangs, have been arrested following a five-month investigation into gang activity in suburban Gloucester County.
Source: Gloucester County Times    Date: November 7, 2008

Authorities announce Cape May Co. gang crackdown (Cape May County, NJ): Authorities in Cape May county have teamed up with the state to crack down on gang crime happening in their municipalities. Officials say being proactive, they can help keep their streets clean and safe.
Source: WMGM NBC 40    Date: November 5, 2008

Bergen probe nets reputed gang members on drug, gun charges (Bergen, NJ): Five reputed members of the Crips street gang suspected of peddling drugs and selling guns were arrested after an undercover investigation in Bergen County, authorities said.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: October 31, 2008

Prosecutor offers warning on street gangs (Vineland, NJ): The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office and U.S. State’s Attorney’s Office are co-sponsoring the fourth annual Gang Awareness Conference on Nov. 19 at Cumberland County College.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: October 29, 2008

Gang role suspected in attack at Marriott (Mount Holly, NJ): The Burlington County prosecutor announced Friday that all three suspects in the double shooting of two brothers in August outside the Mount Laurel Marriott are members or affiliates of gangs.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: October 25, 2008

N.J. sweep nets 50 gang members (Burlington County, NJ): Bloods, Crips, Latin Kings and even some homegrown gangs like the Muslims Over Everything are being targeted in a series of county-by-county takedowns, New Jersey officials said yesterday. Attorney General Anne Milgram visited
Source: Philadelphia Daily News    Date: October 25, 2008

Drug, gang investigation nets 65 arrests in county (Mays Landing, NJ): A countywide investigation led to the arrest of 65 people on drug and gun charges, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced Tuesday afternoon.
Source: The Press of Atlantic City    Date: October 22, 2008

Assault weapons, drugs, cash and eight people in custody after gang-gun-drug raid (Denville Township, NJ): Authorities arrested eight people and seized drugs and more than $145,000 in guns and cash in early morning raids in Dover, Denville and Victory Gardens on Friday, Oct. 17, and a road stop in Wharton on the same date, according to Morris County Prosecutor Robert Bianchi, in a take-down of a major gang-based drugs and weapons ring.
Source: The Citizen    Date: October 20, 2008

Another nabbed in 'Crips' gang probe (Jersey City, NJ): A Jersey City man wanted in connection with a large gang investigation was arrested yesterday when police stormed a multifamily home on Bramhall and Pacific avenues, police said.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: October 17, 2008

Gang member arrested, pit bull shot and killed in Franklin (Franklin, NJ): A reputed Bloods gang member nicknamed "Fat-Boy' is facing criminal charges and one of his pit bulls is dead after authorities shot and killed the dog as it lunged toward detectives who were attempting to use a warrant to search his home, authorities said.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: October 17, 2008

Gangs at the Shore: A two-day series on their growing presence and why they're tough to battle (New Jersey): This is a two-day special series on street gangs in the Shore area.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: October 13, 2008

Cops turn up heat on gang (Jersey City, NJ): The probe that locked up 13 alleged Crips street gang members operating out of Jersey City's Booker T. Washington housing complex is still active, and cops are scouring the streets and haunts of four more wanted men.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: October 11, 2008

Of 20 nabbed, nine charged in four murders (Jersey City, NJ): As part of a statewide crackdown on gangs, guns, and violence, authorities in Jersey City announced yesterday the arrests of 20 persons - several of whom are allegedly members of a notorious street gang in Jersey City and responsible for four murders.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: October 10, 2008

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