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Baltimore PD warns gangs are teaming up to 'take out' officers

Baltimore Superintendent of police Anthony Batts, center, pauses to look at the crowd at the Western District station, before a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. (AP photo)

BALTIMORE, Md. (ABC/WJLA) - The Baltimore Police Department said Monday it had received "credible information" that members of various gangs including the Black Guerilla Family, Bloods, and Crips have entered into a partnership to "take-out" law enforcement officers.

Police issued a memo advising law enforcement agencies to take appropriate precautions to ensure the safety of their officers.

No further information was immediately available on the threat.

Word of the threat came as the city continued to clean up following violence that erupted Saturday after peaceful protests over the death of Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old who died April 19, a week after he was arrested by police.

Thousands turned out Monday at a Baltimore church for Gray's funeral service.

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