L.A. Officials Split Over Value of Antigang Orders

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http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-injunct13aug13,1,1501560.story?coll=la-headlines-california Los Angeles County law enforcers are split over the effectiveness of fighting gang activity with court injunctions that restrict individual gang members, says the Los Angeles Times. Sheriff Lee Baca wants more injunctions; they prohibit named gang members in activities like congregating in parks and flagging down automobiles. Baca, whose department enforces injunctions against three gangs, said the restrictions "are very, very useful in . . .

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