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"UC analysts collect intelligence from the best front-line cops and residents to "map" how violent street groups interact which are allies, which are bitter enemies. This network "link analysis" helps target the worst of the worst." "When they formed a partnership with Engel's team, police got a database specialist, a social networking analyst, a person who was able to organize social networking site photos and a proficient mapmaker" "Groups were identified by researchers, [...and] Cincinnati has been a destination for law enforcement agencies such as Scotland Yard, which has sent officers to study the approach to crime reduction."
Cincinnati tries new way to stop gun violence Social networking helped bust gang Police Target Groups to Reduce Violent Crime

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