Mind Your Own Business, Never Snitch- Number one rule- don’t even appear to be snitching and Pick Your Friends Carefully. Their reputation becomes yours, results in enormous consequences. 7 What are 3 reasons cited for the unprecedented growth of the prison population in the past 20 years? 1) less probation 2) longer prison sentences and 3) stricter post-release supervision has fueled the increase in prison population 8 What are 3 types of initiation processes commonly used by gangs?Fighting another gang member, usually until the last man is standing Killing an animal, often times someone beloved pet Theft ranging from petty theft to car theft and even muggings with a weapon 9 Violent crimes by juveniles cost the U. S. 158 billion annually.
The cost to assist victims in the form of medical assistance and service programs is 30 billion dollars. The cost from loss of wages pain and suffering is 128 billion dollars. 1 0 The American prison population topped 2 million inmates for the first Tim in history on June 30th 2002. 1 What are 4 signs a youth may be involved in gang activities? Unexplained cash, jewelry Carry a weapon Negative change in behavior Poor performance/behavior in school Symbols on clothing, books 12 What are 3 reason individuals give for joining a gang? 1) Material reasons (Poverty) 2) Recreation (Boredom) 3) Place of refuge and camouflage (Peer Pressure) 4) physical protection 5) Resistance against parents/society 6) Commitment to community 3 What percentage of gang members test positive for drug use at the time c their arrests? 0% of gang members test positive for drug use at the time of their arrest 14 Street Gangs today are estimated to have memberships of up to 1 million people. 15 What is a kite? A kite is a detailed report called in or taken by a trained investigator about drug dealing.
1 6 Identify 3 street terms used to describe drug dealing? Pitching Slinging Pumping Working Hustling 1 7 Why do drug dealers use code names to describe the drugs they sell? Dealers use code names for their product ii: cookies, crunch and munch, oatcakes jelly beans.Code names used for the following reasons: A) Police EDT not know what you are selling B) Average person (non user) does not now what you are selling C) Easily identified by repeat customers D) Helps to identify undercover Pop’s 18 Define the term buy and bust operation? Buy and Bust is an undercover operation by narcotics detectives to catch unsuspecting drug dealers. 1 9 What is the primary role of the ghost in a buy and bust operation? The ghost’s primary role is to maintain visual contact with the uncle/aunt. 20 Is a surprise easy question!