Since last July, the gang
has been linked to 10 shootings of black men.
It still took the patient intercession of Claretian Brother Leon Modesto and the man he calls his adopted father, Leo Cortez, a California probation officer, to finally pull Contreras away from the gang
life for good.
Following the paraphernalia will lead investigators directly to the nerve center of the gang
In his new Islamic guise, Fort took the name "Malik" and tried to have the gang
recognized as a religious order called the "Moorish Science Temple of America, El Rukn tribe.
The plan backfires when the gang
, instead of shooting Murray, turn on each other, and Carter is accidentally shot.
The other states have a better chance at stopping the gang
flow," Baca said.
With these difficulties in mind, the author suggests a uniform gang-involved crime definition that he believes can consider both the gang
member-based and activity-based is sues.
and they needed help to save the "honour" of the gang
But in jail, he responded to the influence of chaplains and quit the gang
And while the greater suppression can halt the alarming increase in gang violence, it alone is insufficient to quell the gang
epidemic, which existed long before the recent spike.
Confronting Gangs: Crime and the Community provides the gang
investigator or police administrator with an easily understood overview of important topics relevant to criminal street gangs.
, with an estimated membership as high as 400, is now considered the most violent gang in the west San Fernando Valley.