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Unformatted text preview: membership of ~750,000 members September 29, 2010 12. We know that one way they communicate is through graffiti and tattoos 13. 5 reasons that individuals join gangs are: 1. Structure 2. Nurturing 3. A sense of belonging a. Fulfils a need to be accepted 4. Economic opportunity 5. Excitement a. Usually in affluent youth 14. Know the difference between vertical prosecution and horizontal prosecution 15. Also know the means to deter gang membership 16. Acronym GREAT 17. What experts consider to be Americas most dangerous gang 18. So much so that the FBI has started an anti gang initiative---this is known as TAG 19. In 2008 California passed a state law which allowed cities to sue gang members for the financial damages gangs cause the communities September 29, 2010...
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