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Gang Injunctions

  • By: Christopher Bruell
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

Gang injunctions, also known as civil gang injunctions, are court orders sought by public prosecutors to quell a specific gang or named gang members and associates' routine activities in a geographically defined space. The injunctions that have been granted primarily affect ...

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