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This book is to be used primarily as a reference for writers desiring accuracy in their work. It is impossible to list every possible abbreviation or code since technology and laws change, requiring a new or update abbreviation. A writer should double check with the concerned agency for up-to-date accuracy.
Writers must pay attention to various terms used within law enforcement; as an example, on the East Coast, police stations are generally called Precincts or Barracks. On the West Coast, they are called Divisions or Stations. Also, on the East Coast, criminals are called Perpetrators. On the West Coast, they're called Suspects or Defendants if they have been officially charged in court. Using correct police terminology for a particular agency is imperative to demonstrate you've conducted research.
I've included a secret law enforcement list of slang and abbreviations used by various criminal organizations, including: The Aryan Brotherhood, Black Guerilla Family, Mexican Mafia, Motorcycle gangs, Skinheads, Black street gangs, Hispanic gangs, etc. You can find this book on Amazon and other outlets.