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Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13)

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

The gang problem has become pervasive in all types ofcommunities nationwide. Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) has garnered extensive media attention and is considered to be one of the fastest-growing and most violent ethnic international gangs in North America. There are very few ...

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