(RESTRICTED TO CALIFORNIA LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES ONLY - Not available for sale or distribution outside of California). Provides an update on the status of gangs in California, emphasizing the influence of prison gangs on local gang populations and on the community. Explains who controls street gangs in the state, highlights the six largest recognized prison gangs, describes why the authority of law enforcement is sometimes secondary in the mind of a gang member and tells what an officer should keep in mind when contacting a prison gang member on the street.
Date Produced: February 2005
CPT Hours/Credits: 2 Hours