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Resource ID: #15410
Subject: Prisons
Source: American-Statesmen (Austin, Texas)
Date: Oct. 4, 1998-Oct. 6, 1998


The Austin American Statesman examines how gangs operate in Texas prisons and finds the gangs' influence extends beyond the confines of the prison walls. Prison gangs aligned by race and ethnicity thrive inside prison, despite authorities' efforts to stop them. Some gangs even recruit members from the outside, orchestrating crimes from within prison.

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