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Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs

  • Thomas BarkerEmail author
Chapter
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Criminology book series (BRIEFSCRIMINOL)

Abstract

It is now possible to identify specific Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs that can be classified as criminal gangs based on member’s involvement in organized crime and leaders participation in the planning and execution of these criminal activities. This chapter identifies those specific clubs: the Big Five Motorcycle Gangs, their puppet/support gangs, and those gangs considered to be the major independent outlaw motorcycle gangs.

Keywords

Hate Crime Criminal Organization Organize Crime Group Street Gang Hell Angel 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Copyright information

© The Author(s) 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Eastern Kentucky UniversityRichmondUSA

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