The Spread of U.S.-Style Gangs: A New Threat to International Law Enforcement?

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Friday, December 1, 1995
Author: 
Victoria Gotsch
Volume: 
11
Issue: 
12
501
Abstract: 
The global proliferation of U.S.-style ethnic-orientated gangs has become a source of concern for U.S. and international law enforcement agencies. These gangs pose a new source of international criminal activity, especially in the Western Hemisphere. The trafficking of drugs, goods, people and weapons is their speciality and organized crime groups are taking advantage of their services offered and extensive list of contacts...(more)