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New Destiny USA security includes trying to ID ‘gang members,’ adding police patrols

Destiny USA has announced a new security plan that is set to include increased patrols by Syracuse police and Onondaga County probation officers, according to a statement by mall officials.

The patrols also will be used to target alleged gang members and people with active warrants, county officials told

In a one-page statement issued late Friday, Destiny officials said Syracuse police and county probation officers would patrol the mall.

The statement gave no details on how many patrols will be added, what role they would have or why the plan included probation officers. The statement also said that not all security changes will be “visible” to the public.

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