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Violent Crime and Racketeering Section (VCRS)

About VCRS

The Violent Crime and Racketeering Section (VCRS) within the Criminal Division was established in late 2010 as a merger of the (former) Organized Crime and Racketeering Section (OCRS), Gang Unit, and the National Gang Targeting, Enforcement & Coordination Center (GangTECC).  The new, combined VCRS pursues a multi-faceted approach to combating all forms of organized crime targets.

This site is designed to provide information about VCRS and its activities, such as prosecutions, investigative support, case coordination/targeting, training, and policy and legislation assistance. We welcome your comments, questions, or suggestions.

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David L. Jaffe
Chief, Violent Crime and Racketeering Section

Kim Dammers
Principal Deputy

Ivana Nizich
RICO Review

Gerald Toner
Acting Assistant Deputy Chief