Gang Intelligence Manual: Identifying and Understanding Modern-Day Violent Gangs in the United States.Gang Intelligence Manual: Identifying and Understanding Modern-Day Violent Gangs in the United States by Bill Valentine, published by Paladin Press, Boulder, Colorado, 1995.
With the proliferation of gangs across the nation, ironically amid a declining crime rate, the Gang Intelligence Manual is a welcome and useful tool for law enforcement officers. Written in clear, concise, and plain language, the book takes readers through the basics for understanding the makeup of a gang into an in-depth view of a variety of gangs now plaguing the United States. These gangs are both on the streets and behind prison walls. The author analyzes their activities, migration, and motivations.
The author, an 18-year veteran of the Nevada Department of Corrections The Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC) is a governmental agency in the U.S. state of Nevada.
NDOC headquarters is located in Carson City, Nevada. External links
The Gang Intelligence Manual provides an in-depth look at the nation's fastest-spreading gang problem--Bloods and Grips--while showing their significance to the crack-cocaine trade and the effect they had on the communities in which they settled. This book also provides a comprehensive list and analysis of a variety of gangs--including the Gangster Disciples, Latin Kings, Asian gangs, Jamaican Posses, Hell's Angels--as well as other ethnic and racist gangs. The author even explores the historical emergence of the Colombian cartels within and affecting the United States and offers an overview of their basic operations.
The book continually reinforces factors leading to gang violence and denotes how incidents of disrespect lead to repercussions repercussions npl → répercussions fpl
repercussions npl → Auswirkungen pl of violence even when gang members are wrong. Just one single incident of disrespect can lead to violence and death.
The Gang Intelligence Manual demonstrates how gangs gain strongholds, spread their business, and increase membership while incarcerated incarcerated /in·car·cer·at·ed/ (in-kahr´ser-at?ed) imprisoned; constricted; subjected to incarceration.
Confined or trapped, as a hernia. and interacting with fellow inmates. For example, the author discusses Carlos RivasLederer's contact with a small-time small·time or small-time
Insignificant or unimportant; minor: a smalltime actor.
small marijuana dealer, George Jung, in a federal prison in Connecticut. This shows how gangs, in jail, gain confidants, future business partners, and recruits. It also points out how gangs can spread across the country through prison incarceration Confinement in a jail or prison; imprisonment.
Police officers and other law enforcement officers are authorized by federal, state, and local lawmakers to arrest and confine persons suspected of crimes. The judicial system is authorized to confine persons convicted of crimes. in other areas.
The information in this book provides an important framework of gang interdiction INTERDICTION, civil law. A legal restraint upon a person incapable of managing his estate, because of mental incapacity, from signing any deed or doing any act to his own prejudice, without the consent of his curator or interdictor.
2. programs. The author has compiled a comprehensive guide that everyone can use, and many law enforcement officers will wholeheartedly whole·heart·ed
Marked by unconditional commitment, unstinting devotion, or unreserved enthusiasm: wholehearted approval.
whole agree with his statement "...gangs are a national epidemic and can only be solved by a combined effort of all citizens...."