Criminal organizations: PS83-3/347E-PDF

an examination of gang management practices inside Canadian institutions /

"In Canada, gangs and criminal organizations are responsible for a variety of criminal behaviour. It is estimated that up to 900 criminal groups were operating within Canada between 2005 and 2010 and research suggests that up to 70% of offenders in some Canadian institutions are suspected of gang affiliations. As a result, Canadian society has prioritized gangs and organized crime in the Canadian public safety context".--Intro.

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Department/Agency Correctional Service Canada. Research Branch.
Title Criminal organizations
Subtitle an examination of gang management practices inside Canadian institutions /
Series Title Research report ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Organisations criminelles : étude des pratiques de gestion des gangs dans les établissements du Canada. "May 2015."
Date 2015.
Number of Pages v, 46 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • PS83-3/347E-PDF
Subject Terms Inmates, Organized crime, Gangs