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Establishing the identity of gang members through legal means a process commonly known
as “validation” plays a crucial role, in investigating and prosecuting gang-related cases.
Validation serves purposes in these contexts:
1. Identification and documentation: The process of validation involves gathering evidence
and information about individuals suspected of being part of a gang. This includes obtaining
their names, photographs, aliases, known associates, and other relevant details. Such
documentation aids investigators in creating profiles for each gang member.
2. Collection of Evidence: Validation also enables law enforcement to gather evidence that
demonstrates an individuals’ involvement with a gang. This evidence may include photographs,
tattoos, clothing, or other identifying markers. These pieces of evidence can later be pres …
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