Criminal gangs in Maryland
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Published by Dept. of Legislative Services, Office of Policy Analysis in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Gangs -- Maryland,
  • Gangs -- Maryland -- Statistics,
  • Prison gangs -- Maryland,
  • Gang prevention -- Maryland

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDept. of Legislative Services, Office of Policy Analysis.
GenreStatistics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6439.U7 M345 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 15 p. ;
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23607786M
LC Control Number2009376487

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