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The Chattanooga Police Department will not immediately enforce a temporary court order that prohibits 31 men accused of being gang members from associating with each other in East Lake Courts. Although Criminal Court Judge Barry Steelman approved a temporary "gang injunction" last month, authorities still need to train specific officers and develop policies and procedures before moving forward with the legal tool, police spokeswoman Elisa Myzal said Tuesday. Judge Barry Steelman speaks to potential jurors during jury selection in the felony murder trial of Cameron Williams on Tuesday, Apr. 7, 2015, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Williams is facing charges in the 2012 shooting death of Steve Mosely. Judge Barry Steelman speaks to potential jurors during... Photo by John Rawlston /Times Free Press. "There are still a number of things to be done before enforcement can begin," Myzal wrote in an email. "A requirement of the injunction presented by the District Attorney's Office is to serve notice to all individuals named in the injunction. That is still a work in progress between [police], the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office and the DA's office." When he unveiled the petition in September, Hamilton County District Attorney Neal Pinkston said the injunction would give police officers ...

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