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Texas Gang Laws

The laws listed here are either specifically for gang related offenses or may be of use in the arrest and prosecution of gang members.

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Texas Penal Code

Chapter 16. Criminal Instruments,
Interception of Wire or Oral Communication,
and Installation of Tracking Device

Chapter 19. Criminal Homicide

Chapter 20. Kidnapping and Unlawful Restraint

Chapter 20A. Trafficking of Persons

Chapter 22. Assaultive Offenses

Chapter 25. Offenses Against the Family

Chapter 28. Arson, Criminal Mischief, and Other Property Damage or Destruction

Chapter 31. Theft

Chapter 32. Fraud

Chapter 34. Money Laundering

Chapter 36. Bribery and Corrupt Influence

Chapter 37. Perjury and Other Falsification

Chapter 38. Obstructing Governmental Operation

  • P.C. 38.04 - Evading Arrest or Detention