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Britain's Gang Violence Is Not A 'Quick Fix Issue'

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In London, police are still struggling to draw lessons from the city's explosive riots weeks ago, wondering what role organized gangs played. And the British, in a controversial move, turned to an American for help. Bill Bratton — as a former police chief in New York City and later Los Angeles — spent years combating gang violence. Bratton talks to David Greene about what assistance he'll be providing Prime Minister David Cameron.
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