Report on organized criminal groups within California's prison system and the ability of those groups to project power outside of prison walls.
Florida Department of Corrections information on major gangs: Neta, Aryan Brotherhood, Black Guerilla Family, Mexican Mafia, La Nuestra Familia, Texas Syndicate. Site includes descriptions of gang origins, identifiers, characteristics and rivals.
Gang expert Robert Walker provides background information on major and minor criminal organizations and links to other sources.
Glossary created by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
A study of the eleven Security Threat Groups identified by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
Autobiographical essay by a prison gangster who found religion.
Federal Bureau of Prisons 2001 report on the influence of prison gang affiliation on violence and other prison misconduct. Statistical analysis with tables and charts.
Arizona Department of Corrections' information on prison gangs in that state. Site includes samples of gang tattoos, artwork and literature.
Activities of prison gangsters within an infamous California penal institution. Explores methods used by incarcerated gang leaders to influence events beyond the prison walls.
Collection of photos relating to prison gangs at California's super-maximum security institution.