CONCEPTS

HIGH INTENSITY ORGANISED CRIME AREAS

 

There is no central database containing worldwide extensive information on organised crime or gangs, however information may be sourced by exploring on-line data sources relevant to specific organised gangs, for instance, Central and South American drugs cartels, Russian Mafia, Chinese Triads or North American motorcycle gangs. Interpol, the US State Department and country specific serious crime websites (e.g. the National Crime Agency in the UK) also provide further information on organised gangs, that may include structures and names of known members