Operation Gang Up

Warning Signs

This section of Operation Gang Up’s website includes information and resources links to address the following topics:

  • Pennsylvania Gang Law
  • Warning Signs
  • Why kids joins?
  • What parents can do?
  • What teachers can do?
  • Links to Federal, State, and local resources

    Other Resources

    Gang Recruitment (.pdf) - Gangs recruit children and adults, professionals and non-professionals, military members, males and females, those in urban and rural communities and all races and ethnicities. Gangs seek power through the size of their membership.

    Gang Profiles (.pdf) - Profiles of Organized National Gangs Operating in NEPA -Abstract profiling national gangs in northeastern Pennsylvania from the 2011 Eastern Pennsylvania Drug and Gang Threat Assessment product by National Center on Gang Intelligence.

    Deterring Successful Gang Recruitment (.pdf) - After school programming and other initiatives are examined as a means to deter successful gang recruitment of NEPA’s youth.

    White Collar Crime and Gangs (.pdf) - A primer on organized street gangs foray into white collar crime.


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