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Submission + - Fighting street gangs with military counter-insurgency software (bbc.com) 1

An anonymous reader writes: After every major war, technology developed for a conflict gets applied to civilian life. The BBC recently reported that Army researchers have adapted advanced social network analysis software used for counter-insurgencies in Iraq and Afghanistan to help law enforcement analyze the behavior of street gangs. With the growing problem of gang violence in major US cities, this may provide a fresh perspective. The question is, will it work?
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Fighting street gangs with military counter-insurgency software

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