discussion question

Criminal Activities of Gangs and Terrorism”

  • * From the first e-Activity, use Table 19.2 “Definitional Characteristics of Gangs” in Chapter 19 of the textbook and diagnose whether or not the city you selected is recognized as a city with a gang problem. Next, suggest one (1) additional criterion (in addition to the definitional characteristics of gangs in Table 19.2) that can be used to judge the existence of a gang within a city. Provide a rationale to support your response.
  • * From the second e-Activity, discuss the impact that the 9/11 commission report had on FBI and CIA regarding their counterterrorism activities (e.g. the investigative techniques before and after September 11th, 2001). Provide a rationale to support your response.