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California Gang Database

August 17, 2016


California Gang Database

Elaine M. Howle, the California State Auditor, released a 115-page report August 11 that called the state’s “CalGang” database inaccurate and poorly managed. The information in the database is widely used by prosecutors to “validate,” or prove that defendants are members of criminal gangs. “CalGang,” the report explains, “is a shared criminal intelligence system that […]

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