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  • Gang Membership is a Prosecution Enhancement in Texas
    Gang Membership is a Prosecution Enhancement in Texas

    According to the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), “Federal legislation allows U.S. Attorneys to enhance the penalty for crimes committed by gang members. A growing number of state have passed or ...

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  • Social Media & Gang Activity
    Social Media & Gang Activity

    If you are a resident of Texas, you are probably well-aware of the fact that gangs are prevalent in the state. In light of that, we turned to the 2015 National Gang Report (NGR), which provides an ...

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  • Sentencing Enhancements for Gang-Related Crime
    Sentencing Enhancements for Gang-Related Crime

    As Texans are well-aware, the state is no stranger to gang violence, and Dallas is no exception. On Oct. 29, 2016, WFAA (News 8) published an article entitled, Dallas struggling to combat gang ...

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  • Gang Crimes in Plano, Texas
    Gang Crimes in Plano, Texas

    According to the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), “Because of their propensity for violence and close associations with ruthless Mexican cartels, gangs are a serious threat to public safety in ...

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  • Sentence Enhancements for Gang Crimes in Plano
    Sentence Enhancements for Gang Crimes in Plano

    Texas frowns upon gang-related crimes, as is the case in many other states. In an effort to deter gang-related activities, Texas legislatures decided to impose what are called “sentence enhancements” ...

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