Dead Man Incorporated (DMI)
Dead Man Incorporated (DMI) Dead Man Incorporated (DMI) is a violent prison gang that originated in the 1980s by three prison inmates. DMI operates primarily in the Maryland Division of Corrections (MDOC), where gang membership is estimated to be more than 370 members; consisting of predominantly white males. In 2006, leadership within MDOC gave the go-ahead to a DMI member to begin recruiting in Virginia. The DMI member assaulted a law enforcement official to ensure his incarceration and ability to begin recruiting DMI membership in the Virginia prison system. The main source of income for DM1 gang members is committing murder for hire, acts of intimidation and violence, and drug distribution.