Strategic use of the federal VICAR statute
Street, prison, and outlaw motorcycle gangs are notorious for using violence to further their criminal enterprises. The Syndicato Nuevo Mexico, the largest and most violent prison gang in New Mexico is no different, that is until two superceeding indictments were filed against 25 members Dec. 1, 2015 in Federal District Court in Albuquerque for allegedly committing Violent Crimes in Aid of Racketeering, or VICAR. MoreMore
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BELEN - Officials say members of 18th Street Gang and Westside Gangs have been observed. There has also been a rise in adolescents wearing blue attire and blue rosaries.
Bandidos arrested on weapons charges
Barrio Azteca gang member suspected in 30 killings, barbershop triple-homicide
ALBUQUERQUE - Members of the following gangs have been observed in the Monzano area in the northeast area of the city: Piro Bloods (known for wearing Philadelphia Phillies baseball caps) , Crips, Skyline Thugs (who are known for wearing St. Louis Cardinals baseball caps).
Coming to grips with the violent student
Schools typically have disciplinary policies in place to address disruptive behavior ranging from warnings and counseling to suspension and expulsion. Many times the recidivism rate of these “problem students” is inexplicably high. More
Gang officers arrest suspect in El Paso Lower Valley drive-by shooting
Southwest Gang Information Center hosts Tactical First Aid classes in Las Cruces
Members of the Dona Ana County Jail, Fire Marshals Office, Otero County Sheriffs Office, NMSU Police, and Las Cruces Public School Security and nurses attended the new 8 hour Tactical First Aid Class being offered by SWGIC. If you would like to schedule this much needed class please contact Joe Kolb at, firstname.lastname@example.org or 505-728-6017
Restorative justice could make a difference for children in school
Ex-gang members help break grip of massive prison gang SNM
SOUTHWEST GANG INFORMATION CENTER SERVICES
Strategic use of the media in gang suppression
In cities across the country, the presence of criminal street gangs is typically not hard to identify through the presence and proliferation of gang-specific graffiti, high rates of narcotics sales and trafficking and violence. The police know who the street gangs are in their command and so does the community for the most part, so why is there such reluctance by police departments to identify gang-related crime and affiliations to the media? More
Feds bust up Cruces Boys drug ring
El Paso Bandidos leader dies in bar shooting
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COPS SOFTEN GET HARD CREW
DA announces grand jury indictment of 15 street gang members
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Bernalillo County District Attorney Raúl Torrez announced Wednesday that a Bernalillo County grand jury has indicted 15 defendants on counts including racketeering, auto and residential burglary, gun thefts and extreme cruelty to animals.
ALBUQUERQUE - Officials say a relatively new and violent gang in Albuquerque called Quavo- loosely translated as “mobbing”- which is comprised of 15-16 year olds, has been responsible for what is classified as “mob-style” crimes, primarily in the northeast section of the city. Quavo is allegedly linked to home invasions, vehicle thefts and violent crimes. One official said Quavo allegedly emerged at Highland High School last spring. They are reportedly distinguished by wearing red and Chicago Bulls attire with no distinguishing tattoos as of yet.
Two arrested in Las Cruces drive-by shooting death of teen girl
Police say suspects members of Surenos gang
Arrest made in Santa Fe motorcycle-gang http://krqe.com/2017/07/31/arrest-made-in-santa-fe-motorcycle-gang-shooting/
Albuquerque gang ordinance sits idle for nine years
In September 2007, the Albuquerque City Council passed an ordinance to address the city’s epidemic of gang crime however in the ensuing decade the Albuquerque Police Department has been non-compliant with the provisions of the ordinance to create a registry of convicted gang members that would be accessible to the public on the city’s website. More
Unaccompanied minors swelling ranks of American gangs, say experts