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phx-sunnyslope0919  160629-- Phoenix gang detectives T.J. Moore (CQ), left, stands near a man claiming to be part of a west valley gang. The man was arrested after running from police in a Sunnyslope apartment complex. The Phoenix police gang squad helped arrest nearly 2,200 people this summer through Operation Safe Streets, targeting youth and gang violence. The unit, which focuses on criminal street gangs, also played key roles in other major long-term conspiracy investigations into gang drug violence. (Pat Shannahan/ The Arizona Republic)