2 edition of Criminal street gangs. found in the catalog.
Criminal street gangs.
New Jersey State Commission of Investigation.
|LC Classifications||HV6439.U7 N336 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||100,  p. :|
|Number of Pages||200|
|LC Control Number||94621350|
(a) Any person who actively participates in any criminal street gang with knowledge that its members engage in, or have engaged in, a pattern of criminal gang activity, and who willfully promotes, furthers, or assists in any felonious criminal conduct by members of that gang, shall be punished by imprisonment in a county jail for a period not to exceed one year, or by imprisonment in the state. Criminal Street Gangs Overview Course Description: This course is designed for the uniformed patrol officer or investigator who has had LIMITED experience with street gangs. The course will acquaint the officer with the history and organization of gangs, legal definitions, gang identifiers (including colors, symbols, hand signs, graffiti, etc.
Organized Crime and Gangs When people hear of organized crime, they automatically think of the mafia and the portrayals of organized crime in popular media, like The Godfather or The Sopranos. As crime has changed and evolved over the years, the laws which traditionally applied to the Mafia were expanded to apply many kind of criminal enterprises. The Gang Book. The Chicago Crime Commission’s Gang Book publication is an acclaimed compilation of current gang trends. The Gang Book is used as a tool to assist law enforcement, educators, and community justice partners in combating and understanding gangs.
Start by marking “The Gang Book” as Want to Read: educator or business owner who may know little about Chicago metropolitan street gangs. It was designed to give the public the most complete and current information possible on the subject of gangs in a concise, easy-to-read manner. /5(2). Although vast, the literature on prison gangs and subculture is not nearly as extensive as the literature on street gangs and subculture due in part to the challenges associated with studying gang activity in prisons—access, scheduling, secrecy, codes, etc.
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The book tells us the law enforcement sector wants to designate certain crimes as "gang related" or "gang motivated" so as to add another few years to the penalty of a criminal action; so we see their motivation in finding a gang member under every bed.
That might be a fine punitive attitude but it doesn't help to prevent gang membership/5(4). Scott H. Decker is Foundation Professor of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University.
His most recent books include European Street Gangs and Troublesome Youth Groups (edited with Frank Weerman, ), Drug Smugglers on Drug Smuggling: Lessons from the Inside (), and Criminology and Public Policy: Putting Theory to Work (with Hugh Barlow, ). Scott H. Decker is Foundation Professor of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University.
His most recent books include European Street Gangs and Troublesome Youth Groups (edited with Frank Weerman, ), Drug Smugglers on Drug Smuggling: Lessons from the Inside (), and Criminology and Public Policy: Putting Theory to Work (with.
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We have also assembled a classic literature list on must read books for the new gang researcher. Street Gangs are located throughout the United States, and their memberships vary in number, racial and ethnic composition, and structure.
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The book traces the roots of El Paso-Juárez-Las Cruces area street gangs back to when groups that are now considered gangs first emerged in the s, Tapia said. The book is based on four years of. The Gang Life: Laugh Now, Cry Later examines the criminal gangster mindset and offers gang prevention strategies, using real-world examples to demonstrate a holistic approach toward combatting this surging societal problem.
The text outlines the evolution of gang membership from a state of interest, to association, to hardcore "O.G." (Original Gangster) status, and explores the evolution of Reviews: 3. This week's discussion is about criminal street gangs and their ties to the occult.
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Gang Investigations: A Street Cop. s Guide provides a step-by-step guide to gang identification, arrest, search and seizure, prosecution, and other programs that have been used successfully by criminal justice agencies nationwide.
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 Notable criminal gangs having Wikipedia articles include. This is a listing of enterprises, gangs, mafias, and syndicates that are involved in organized crime. Tongs and outlaw motorcycle gangs, as well as terrorist, militant, and paramilitary groups, are mentioned if they are involved in criminal activity for funding.
This is a list of identities referenced in Herbert Asbury's book The Gangs of New York including underworld figures, gang members, crime fighters and others of the Old New York era from the mid- to late 19th and early 20th century.
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Delaney presents expert knowledge in a student-friendly format that is engaging and : On-line Supplement. The Chicago Crime Commission has released its latest book of street gangs in the Chicago area that identifies about a thousand leaders and posts their mugshots over nearly : Paige Fry.