Gangs: A Transnational Threat that Needs an International Solution

When it comes to gangs, most of us think of small but violent groups of criminals who intimidate people, terrorize neighborhoods, and fight with other gangs over small pockets of urban territory.  But sometimes these factions evolve into larger organized crime organizations that transcend borders, posing a serious threat to the United States and the …

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U.S. Statement to the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice U.S. Statement Luis E. Arreaga Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Vienna, Austria May 22, 2017 Thank you very much. On behalf of my delegation, I would like to thank the Bureau, Executive Director Fedotov, and UNODC for organizing this 26th session …

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