The results are in from a joint, four-month effort to combat gang violence in Syracuse. Police Chief Frank Fowler says the 248 arrests made during “Operation: Salt City” from May to September included 124 gang members. He says they couldn’t have had that success without the help of the U.S. Marshal Service.
"It's not only important that we have a group like this, but it's important that we sustain a group like this. All urban police departments throughout the country are facing a manpower shortage like this. The City of Syracuse is no different."