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.
Table of Contents:
  • 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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