Number of Jamaica Gangs in 2010

Jamaican authorities state that there approximately over 300 organized crime Jamaica gangs within the country in 2010. The gangs were responsible for 26 percent of the 1,428 murders that occurred in 2010.

(More on mob killings, extortion and rackets by criminal gangs.)

Source: “2011 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report-Jamaica,” United States Department of State, March 2011.