Gang Involvement
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1. Is your teen obsessed with clothes of one particular color or does he/she want clothes that have a certain logo?
2. Does your teen wear sagging pants?
3. Does your teen wear a lot of jewelry with dinstinctive designs? (He/she may wear it only on the left or right side of their body.)
4. Is your teen obsessed with gangster-style music, videos, movies or websites?
5. Have you noticed a change in your teen's demeanor and withdrawal from the family?
6. Does your teen consistently break your (parents) rules?
7. Are the teen's friends undesirable?
8. Has your teen developed an unusual desire for privacy and secrecy? (He/she may even rearrange their room to create more privacy.)
9. Does your teen use hand signs with their friends, maybe even practicing them at home?
10. Has your teen had physical injuries (bruises, knuckle scrapes) he/she can't or won't explain, or the explanation doesn't make sense?
11. Does your teen's school books or other belongings have strange drawings or language (they may also have these tatooed)?
12. Does your teen have more cash than you expect or clothing, jewelry, or other things you don't know where they came from?
13. Has your teen recently begun to use alcohol or drugs, along with a noticeable change in attitude?
14. Does your teen admit or brag about gang activity or involvement?

Total 'Yes' (out of 14 possible)

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