Gary S Klivans
He retired with the rank of Captain from the Westchester County (NY) Department of Correction. Captain Klivans was employed for nearly 10 years as a District Attorney Investigator (Police Officer) serving in the New York State counties of Westchester and Putnam.
Mr. Klivans served in the US Army Reserve for 30 years. He was assigned to Military Intelligence and the Criminal Investigation Command (CID) as a Federal Agent. He retired with the rank of Chief Warrant Officer (CW4) holding the title of Special Agent in Charge (SAC).
He has written more than a dozen gang related articles which have been published in American Jails Magazine, Sheriff Magazine and Deputy and Court Officer Magazine.
Mr. KLIVANS has been a Guest Lecturer for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), through the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) Office of State and Local. He is also an Adjunct Instructor for St. Petersburg College, Florida, and as such lectures for the federally funded Multijurisdictional Counterdrug Task Force Training (MCTFT) program.
He is the author of the book “Gang Secret Codes: Deciphered”, Police and Fire Publishing, Santa Ana, CA.
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Gang codes: Why mistakes don’t mean failure– 1
When deciphering a gang or inmate-coded sample, sometimes your best teacher is your last mistake
Gang codes: The contraband code–
In order to arrange for the contraband to be brought into the facility, the inmate and the co-conspirator often use a code like the case we’re about to examine
Gang codes: The digital decipher–
Gangs codes use numbers, letters and superscripts - here's how to reveal their message
Gang Codes: You got it all backwards– 2
Even when the code is a “edoC drawkcaB” it’s not “elbissopmi ot rehpiced”
Gang Codes: The Sci-Fi Cipher– 1
The next time the Empire sends you a code to decipher ... use the Force
Gang Codes: Similar Symbol System– 1
When trying to decipher a gang code, don’t compare apples and oranges
Gang codes: The next thing is texting– 4
With the popularity of "texting" in our society, we see that texting abbreviations are being added to gang documents and written in code
Gang Codes: When One Door Closes...– 3
Deciphering codes is never as easy as it may look
Gang codes: The Tic-Tac-Toe cipher– 1
The "Tic-Tac-Toe" code system is flexible, secure, easy to learn and easy to use
The art of deciphering a gang code– 5
Gangs’ use of codes is one of the most fascinating and least understood aspects of gang investigation
Gang codes: Cracking an inmate's secret diary– 3
Not knowing what a code says can give us nightmares in a prison facility
Gang codes: Not hiding in plain sight–
Gang identifiers are deeply ingrained in every gang member
Gang code within a code– 3
Gary Klivans has discovered a numbers-based code embedded within the Bloods gang code
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