10 percent of Colorado prisoners are active gang members, according to DOC data

From the article: “That percentage translates to 2,075 prisoners, according to DOC spokeswoman Sue Cobb. She said another 4,000 prisoners are identified as “wannabes,” or inmates not affiliated with a gang the DOC recognizes.”

Interesting…you  know, Colorado doesn’t really strike me as a big gang state.  Then again, I’ve been surprised by conversations with people from IL and PA, which you think would be big prison gang states due to the larger cities in those states, and they tell me that prison gangs aren’t really a problem.

Read more about CO here.

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