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Chicago ex-gang members act as peacekeepers

Former lawbreakers have contract with city police to broker tense truces between bloody gangs.

Last Modified: 04 Aug 2013 14:39
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The former lawbreakers of the group Ceasefire have a contract with the city to broker often tense truces between Chicago's bloody gangs.

The idea is to take former gang members and turn them into peace makers in their old neighbourhoods.

Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from Chicago.

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