Gangs and gang crime /

Throughout history, gangs have existed in the U.S. in one form or another, from violent thugs to holdup gangs to street gangs. Each gang has posed a serious problem for law-enforcement authorities. Read about the history of criminal gangs and law-enforcement efforts to fight them. Full description

Main Author: Newton, Michael, 1951-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York, NY : Chelsea House, 2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
Series: Criminal investigations.
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 107) and index. 
505 0 |a Foreword -- Introduction -- Cracks in the melting pot -- Supply and demand -- Public enemies -- Hell on wheels -- Prison gangs -- Crips and bloods -- New world disorder -- Gangs in fiction and film -- Coping with gangs -- Chronology -- Endnotes -- Bibliography -- Further resources -- Index -- About the author -- About the consulting editor. 
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