Time: 12:30 PM
Presenter(s): Dallas Kivett
Title: , An Assessment of the Prevalence of Gangs in North Carolina
Developed under the guidance of Dr. Amanda M. Sharp Parker , Homeland Security
"Over the past several years there has been a steady population increase in North Carolina. It has become the tenth most populated state in the union, this is the result of a steady flow of migrants from across the country and immigrants from outside the United States. The same reasons that have made North Carolina attractive to new businesses and travelers, have also made it attractive to gangs. Ranging from ethnic street gangs, to outlaw motorcycle gangs, and white supremacist groups North Carolina has a prevalent wide variety of gangs. "