Background Information Select one of the criminal gangs listed below and conduc

Outline the history of the gang, their geographical location of operations, their primary criminal activities, their membership qualifications, any identifying marks, signs, patches, “colors” or tattoos they typically display and a description of the gang’s most notorious criminal act. 

Finally outline what steps, based on this week’s studies, you would take as a law enforcement official in the gang’s area of operation to control the gang you chose.

Mara Salvatrucha (aka MS-13)


This document should simulate a “gang file” as described in this week’s textbook chapters. 

This report must be at least 3 pages of written text.

The entire paper must be your original work.

Textbook: Criminal Investigation, author karen hess, christine Orthmann, Henry Lim Cho, 11 th edition, chapters 18 and 19

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