Nearly every member of the law enforcement community will agree, the average civilian either lacks the familiarity or the proximity to accurately identify gang tattoos or symbols. More than this, symbolism varies from on... More » Government & Politics Crime

Prison tattoos are those that are created while incarcerated or are designed to look that way. They may convey gang or mafia affiliation, racism or toughness. More » Beauty & Fashion Body Art Tattoos

A razor blade enveloped in a leafy vine, dangling bullets hanging with leaves and a gun with vines wrapped around it are some examples of gangsta tattoos. Other examples include names of people tattooed on the back of th... More » Beauty & Fashion Body Art Tattoos
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