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Title: Basic Course Instructor Unit Guide 38: Gang Awareness
Corporate Author: Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Information Services Bureau
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 55
Sponsoring Agency: Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Sacramento, CA 95816
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
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Document: PDF
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual presents the objectives, content outline, learning activities, exercises, and supporting materials for a curriculum designed to train law enforcement personnel in California in gang awareness.
Abstract: Topics include the indicators of gang membership, the signs that a crime is gang-related, the interpretation of gang communications, gang culture and dynamics, and local and regional gang activities. Signs of gang membership include admission of gang membership or association, observed activity, specific tattoos or clothing, photographs with known gang members, name on a gang document or gang- related graffiti, arrested in the company of gang members, corresponds with gang members, and attends gang functions. Gangs include Hispanic street gangs, black gangs, Asian gangs, white street gangs, organized crime gangs, motorcycle gangs, and prison gangs. Photograph, glossaries of slang terms, and illustrations
Main Term(s): Gangs
Index Term(s): California; Police education
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