Content Interpretation of the Racist and Neo-nazi Symbols Used in the Prison Subculture Evironment
pplk. PhDr. Barbora Vegrichtová, Ph.D., MBA, Faculty of Security and Law PA in Prague, Czech Republic, Department of Criminal Police
The article deals with the issue of racist and neo-Nazi symbols that are heavily spread in the prison and criminal subculture environment. The interpretation and analysis of selected tattoos, used by right-wing extremists, pose an efficient tool in the identification process of the persons involved in neo-Nazi groups or other individuals supporting a similar belief or ideological position. Knowledge of symbol meaning tattooed on a human body is useful in police and security practice in the field of tactics and prevention.
Keywords: extremism, manifestation of extremism, identification, propaganda, symbol, tattoo.