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A federal judge has barred Los Angeles from enforcing nearly all of its remaining gang injunctions.

LAPD sees major setback to efforts curbing gang activity

A federal judge has barred Los Angeles from enforcing nearly all of its remaining gang injunctions.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

South LA has made great strides when it comes to gang violence over the last several decades, and one tool in the belt of law enforcement has been a database called CalGang.

The Real-life Consequences of Flawed Gang Databases

South LA has made great strides when it comes to gang violence over the last several decades, and one tool in the belt of law enforcement has been a database called CalGang.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA Sheriff’s deputies have been taking fingerprints with mobile devices for years.

Facial Recognition – Good Policing or Invasion of Privacy?

LA Sheriff’s deputies have been taking fingerprints with mobile devices for years.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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