Things to Know
Are You Aware of Gangs In Your Community?
No single criminal or unlawful activity will indicate there are gangs in your community. These conditions may indicate the possible existence of gangs:
- Rampant graffiti on streets, curbs, buildings, in schools, etc.
- Widespread vandalism, auto thefts, robberies/muggings.
- Senseless crimes of violence.
- Fighting between youths followed by crimes committed with weapons.
- Citizen complaints of thugs causing fear and intimidation within their neighborhood.
- Youths commonly seen traveling in groups.
- Most importantly, drug trafficking and use.