Mike Knox - Gang Expert
Demystifying gang culture
- Why are youth so often attracted to gangs?
- What’s the role of graffiti in gang life?
- Why is denial such a big hurdle in dealing with gang issues?
- Once in a gang, is it possible to get out?
- Can gang violence be explained, understood and combated?
- What are the three big promises gangs make to young people,
and how can adults prove them to be lies?
Mike Knox is a recognized international expert on gangs and travels throughout the United States and Canada. He is the author of the book, Gangsta in the House: Understanding Gang Culture - winner of the 2001 National Gang Crime Research Center - Thrasher Award. Mr. Knox consults with state and local officials regarding public policy, state law, and city ordinances related to gang and youth violence.