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TWENTY-EIGHTH ANNUAL NATIONAL GANG CONFERENCE
August 13th-16th., 2019
Hyatt Regency Orange County

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Featured Presenter


Michael Santini is the penname of a career special agent with Homeland Security Investigations. He previously served as a border patrol agent in San Diego, California. For his work as lead case agent on Operation Devil Horns, Michael received a distinguished service medal from the U.S. Attorney General. He has a master’s degree in criminal justice from John Jay College in New York.

In a bid to take down MS-13’s criminal network in the Mission District of San Francisco, Michael Santini, a special agent with Homeland Security Investigations, recruits a pair of hardened gang members and convinces them to risk their lives as criminal informants.

Through a combination of clever ruses and dogged determination, Santini tracks down the gang’s international network from the Bay Area streets and alleys, all the way to the prison cells in corrupt Central American regimes.

It's a thrilling story about a dedicated team of special agents and federal prosecutors -- in partnership with a few local cops -- who overcome major political and legal challenges to take down more than thirty violent criminal targets in a masssive sweep.

Operation Devil Horns offers a rare glimpse into the criminal subculture of MS-13, an international gang that terrorizes communities across America. The story illustrates how savvy police work and interagency cooperation can cut through politics to positively impact life-or-death crime fighting on the streets.

Our publisher Rowman and Littlefield has provided a special discount for CGIA members and all LEOs. The code is RL30CGIA19.  The discount is 30% off the online price of $34.00.  For the discount, the book must be ordered direct from publisher as follows:

The publisher is Rowman and Littlefield.   The book can be ordered at https://Rowman.com/lexington or via phone at 1-800-462-6420,  via email at orders@rowman.com.  There should be a code at checkout for the promo or just tell the customer service rep upon check out when calling.