New Responses to Organized Crime

Law & Order: Computer-based crackdowns and gouging gangland pocketbooks


Chicago Public Media (An NPR member organization): WBEZ Chicago


Ernest Brown, James "Chips" Stewart, and Joseph H. McMahon

It used to be that the beat cop and confidential informants were among the big weapons law enforcement used to catch the "bad-guy" gangbangers. But more and more, the “good-guys” are using the courts and computer to catch or deter members of organized crime.

A group of experts in the fields of law and order join us to discuss the newer and different ways in which authorities are fighting gang activity.

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