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Gangs and the military : gangsters, bikers, and terrorists with military training

Author: Carter F Smith
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gangs are expanding, evolving, and posing an increasing threat to communities nationwide. This could be due in part to the increased number of gang members with military training. Gangs and the Military explores how military veterans are becoming increasingly involved in street gangs, outlaw motorcycle gangs, and domestic extremist groups in the United States. -- Back cover.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smith, Carter F., author.
Gangs and the military
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carter F Smith
ISBN: 9781442275164 1442275162
OCLC Number: 973920481
Description: xviii, 264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The history of gangs and the military connection --
The emergence of gangs in the military --
Contemporary issues with military gangs --
Prohibitions and prevention measures --
Gangs with members in the military --
Military-trained gang members in civilian communities --
Afterword : when gangs and the U.S. military collide.
Responsibility: Carter F. Smith.

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Smith, a special agent for the Army Criminal Investigations Division, examines the roles played by member of street gangs, outlaw motorcycle gangs, and domestic extremists with military training and Read more...

 
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