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National Gang Threat Assessment 2009

Publication year: 2009 | Cataloged on: Feb. 19, 2009
ANNOTATION: The serious threat that criminal gangs pose to public safety is explained. Sections of this report include: key findings; scope and methodology; key questions and assumptions; gang proliferation; gang membership; gang types; criminal activities; illicit finance; gang communications; gang members in the military; gang relationships with DTOs (drug trafficking organizations) and other criminal organizations; cross-border gang activity; gang activity in Indian Country; female involvement in gangs; outlook; regional summaries; Central region; East region; New England region; Northwest region; Pacific region; Southeast region; Southwest region; maps; street gangs; prison gangs; and outlaw motorcycle gangs.
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