To conclude a gang is a group of criminals, a group of young people who do illegal things together and who often fight against other gangs. People join gangs for protection, money, or they need something to do. Gangs cause many problems like drug trafficking, gun trafficking, by murdering people, assaulting people, and use guns, machetes, blunt object, or all of them.
Gang violence increased as many capitalized on this new market the distribution of crack cocaine. Neighborhoods in gang infested Los Angeles areas were not immune to the violence of gangs. The Rolling 60’s were one of the first cliques or sets to take root in the Los Angeles area of South Central. Adopting their name from the numbered streets between Slauson and Florence avenues. In those days the Rolling 60’s could be vicious in the defense of their neighborhood.
Gangs in the United States are becoming more violent and deadly than ever. Thousand of people are dying each year from these ill-mannered thugs. In today's societies gang activity is an everyday occurrence whether it includes violence, drugs, death or any illegal activity in which they participate. The research that I have conducted will focus on how the selling of drugs by gangs members can lead to violence/death and how turf wars between rival gang can also lead to death. In recent years the selling of drugs has increased in the world of gang members.
In fact, Lorell was once charged with murder, but it was dismissed when a witness failed to show up to court. The U.S. attorney says his office was very determined to put these four men in jail and will continue to be as aggressive tp put more felons like this behind bars. Gangs have had a huge impact in Oklahoma over the many years they have been here. Gangs account for most of the drug trade, as well as most of the homicides in the Oklahoma area. Gangs are being fueled by the fear they have given the citizens, therefore most people are to afraid to do anything about the problem.
Brett Boush English 11 Miss Steiner Mr. Hendershot March 25, 2014 Organized Crime in the 1920s and 1930s Organized Crime in the 1920s and 1930s Have you ever wondered what it would be like in an America with no alcohol? Prohibition greatly impacted America when it was introduced and has continued to affect it since then. The spark from prohibition striking America introduced a widespread plague of organized crime. With organized crime came many changes in the lives from all Americans then until this very day, and continues to affect all of us. Mobsters started running very illegal monopolies as a living and hiring common people to do their dirty work.
Large street gangs rapidly employ violence to control and expand drug distribution activities, targeting rival gangs and dealers who neglect or refuse to pay extortion ... ... middle of paper ... ...g violence statistics show that majority of the member in a gang are directly involved in gang related criminal activities and one third of them have no involvement. There is no doubt that gangs have become a big threat in our society. They have not only extremely grown and affected society but they have increased crime to another level in which takes way too much to try and control. So many task forces have been created with the purpose of slowing down gang activity but from past events stopping gang activity seems unreachable. Law enforcement has advanced rapidly and it has slowed down gang activity and drug production, but just like law enforcement improves their techniques to capture criminals, criminals improve their techniques as well.
A gang leader is the person you would have to check with regarding anything concerning the gang. Joining a gang is a long extensive process; you could get hurt and even killed while going through it. Being i... ... middle of paper ... ...y, we have Los Zetas, a Mexican originated gang. I know that most people believe that MS-13 is the most dangerous gang world-wide but from my deep research I came across very limited footage of crimes that Los Zetas committed, including the decapitation of victims on camera. The gang recruits ex-military members and is associated with drug smuggling, kidnapping and illegally syphoning oil from pipelines, but also for their habitual mass murders.
When was the last time you were able to turn on the news and not hear about some sort of violent act? Crime is a growing concern amongst most cities, and street gangs are behind a lot of the trouble. Street gangs have plagued the streets for centuries and there is no stopping the urge to commit such hideous crimes. Gangs grow from recruiting young kids but what makes a kid decide to join a crime filled lifestyle. The gang life contains many negative aspects including the most notorious reason for violence, drugs.
It portray violence and gang activity to be normal. There was numerous amount of violence in the Bronx during late 20th century, because of low wages and unemployment, which made people turn to other alternative like drug dealing. The Warlord was a gang displayed in the Get Down who attacked Zeke and his friend for being on their territory. Gangs were everywhere in the Bronx particularly on every block. During this time it wasn’t safe to travel alone because there was a high crime rate, which is the reason gangs were created in the first place because it would give young teens and children a sense of protection.
People fear gangs because they carry guns. ‘According to Sacramento Sheriff Department’, “Gangs pull teens away from school and home into a life of violence.” One way you can tell a gang member is by the clothes they wear and the tattoos on his or her body. They sometimes wear shoe strings the same color of the gang. Another way is by the way they talk. For example, if you see some BD’s and you hear them say what’s up B, you know they’re BD’s.