1997: Minnesota Gang Strike Force created.

2003: Legislature eliminates most of unit's funding.

2005: Smaller Metro Gang Strike Force replaces statewide force.

2009: April 5: First public Strike Force scandal: six officers go to Hawaii for conference.

May 20: Force can't account for $18,000 cash, 13 vehicles.

May 20: Force suspended after members shred documents.

July 17: Strike Force shut down.

Aug. 20: Report says Strike Force members committed crimes by taking home seized property.