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Street gang crime in Chicago

Carolyn R Block

Street gang crime in Chicago

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gangs -- Illinois -- Chicago,
  • Drug traffic -- Illinois -- Chicago

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Carolyn Rebecca Block and Richard Block
    SeriesResearch in brief
    ContributionsBlock, Richard, National Institute of Justice (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. :
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13616392M
    OCLC/WorldCa29861028


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crime” in Chicago originated with youth gangs from many neighborhoods. The “42 Gang, ” the “Taylor Street Crew,” and the “Circus Gang” were only some of the Italian gangs that began as groups of youth, alá Thrasher, and graduated into a “Criminal Gang”.

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