Facts About Gangs. 31,000 Gangs in US 850,000 Gang Members in US Gang Members Age Range 12 to 24 +/- 94% Male Females in Over 1/3 of Gangs
Gangs & Crime. Primary Distributors of Illegal Drugs in US Dominant Retail Level Distributors of Crack, Cocaine, PCP in Virginia Control and Expansion of Operations Locations Result in High Levels of Violence Assault, Burglary, Drive-by Shootings, Extortion, Homicide, Identity Fraud, Money Laundering, Robbery, Witness Intimidation
Gangs In Virginia?? Northern Virginia –MS 13 –Gangster Disciples –Latin Kings –Bloods –Crips –Pagans & Hells Angels –18 th Street –Mexican Mafia –Skinheads –Southside Locos –Asian Dragon Family Richmond –MS 13 –Gangster Disciples –Latin Kings –Bloods –Crips –Pagans & Hells Angels –18 th Street –Folk Nation –Skinheads –Asian Gangs –Vice Lords Two Hours Away!!!
Not Just in the Big Cities... August, 2003, Brenda Paz, former MS 13 member found on banks of North Fork of Shenandoah River. May, 2003, Christopher Kennedy, Crips, found in Braley Pond in West Augusta. May, 2004, Herndon High freshman killed in gang related shooting.