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Gang Recruitment, Threats, Intimidation

North Carolina § 14-50.17. Soliciting; Encouraging Participation

(a) It is unlawful for any person to cause, encourage, solicit, or coerce a person 16 years of age or older to participate in criminal street gang activity.

(b) A violation of this section is a Class H felony.

North Carolina § 14-50.18. Soliciting; Encouraging Participation; Minor

(a) It is unlawful for any person to cause, encourage, solicit, or coerce a person under 16 years of age to participate in criminal street gang activity.

(b) A violation of this section is a Class F felony.

(c) Nothing in this section shall preclude a person who commits a violation of this section from criminal culpability for the underlying offense committed by the minor under any other provision of law.

North Carolina § 14-50.19. Threats to Deter From Gang Withdrawal

(a) It is unlawful for any person to communicate a threat of injury to a person, or to damage the property of another, with the intent to deter a person from assisting another to withdraw from membership in a criminal street gang.

(b) A violation of this section is a Class H felony.

North Carolina § 14-50.20. Threats of Punishment or Retaliation

(a) It is unlawful for any person to communicate a threat of injury to a person, or to damage the property of another, as punishment or retaliation against a person for having withdrawn from a criminal street gang.

(b) A violation of this section is a Class H felony.



Bullying Facts:

  • Bullying is an unwanted behavior that       intimidates and makes another feel really   sad.
  • One out of every three students have     been bullied
  • 82% of self-admitted gang members in   Vance County all state they were bullied
  • Students have admitted that they are   afraid to use the restroom during school   hours due to fear of gang recruitment or   bullying
  • The youngest student to committ   bullycide in North Carolina was 10 years   old.