UK's Cameron seeks US advice on gangs after riots

LONDON - British Prime Minister DavidCameron, under attack over his leadership during the rioting andlooting that swept English cities this week, has enlisted U..street crime expert William Bratton to advise the government onhandling gang violence.

"I'm being hired by the British government to consult withthem on the issue of gangs, gang violence and gang interventionfrom the American experience and to offer some advice andcounsel on their experience," Bratton told Reuters in New York.

British police flooded the streets again on Friday night toensure weekend drinking does not reignite the rioting thatshocked Britons and sullied the country's image a year before ithosts the Olympic Games.
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