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  • Gang membership can severely hurt one's health and future.
  • Gang members may be killed or injured.
  • Many put themselves in danger of disease, prison, and death.
  • Many become dependent on alcohol and drugs.
  • Gang members usually drop out of school, limiting their chances for higher education or good employment.
  • They are likely to be involved in crime throughout the rest of their lives.
  • They may commit serious and violent crimes that lead to lengthy jail time.

New Jersey has ENHANCED PENALTIES AND SENTENCING regarding crimes that are committed and are gang-related.

What are New Jersey's Enhanced Penalties?
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