• Motorcycle Gangs
    Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs In the late 1940s outlaw motorcycle gangs were formed. These groups made up of veterans from World War 2, which overtime as the numbers grew they became organized and sophisticated. In the beginning there was about 800 motorcycle gangs, which eventually emerged together in
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  • Gangs
    Many forms of hate face American citizens in this day and age. Sexual preference, Race and religion seem to be on everyone‘s minds. Every time you turn on the news you read about somebody that was hurt or even worse killed because they had a different view of a subject. However one problem you don'
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  • Gangs
    Definition of the Problem For many decades, communities in the United States have been troubled by criminal activities, including serious violent crimes, committed by youth gangs. The prevalence and seriousness of gang problems have fluctuated over time, with gang activity escalating during some
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  • Adult and Youth Gangs
    RUNNING HEAD: Adult and Youth Gangs Adult and Youth Gangs in the United States Abstracts Gang participation in the United States continues to be a problem despite reports that there have been declining numbers of gangs in some sectors of society. This research s
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  • Gangs
    Gangs Throughout the United States, low-level dealing in drugs is being increasingly handled by violent and highly organized criminal gangs. There are three major types of gangs involved in street sales of drugs: prison gangs, traditional street gangs, and outlaw motorcycle gangs. What do you thin
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  • Social Problems, Prison Reform
    Social Problems - Prison Reform Is it time to give up on rehabilitating criminals? Nearly one in every one hundred adults in the United States is in jail or prison today. With such a high number of Americans going to prison and eventually trying to re-enter society with a chance of be
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  • Chicano Gangs
    Chicano Gangs What is a gang? The California Law defines a gang as any organization, association or group of three or more persons, whether formal or informal, which as continuity of purpose, seeks a group identity, and has members who individually or collectively engage in or have engaged in a p
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  • Corrections: Prison Life Summary
    A Summary Of Prison Life August 01, 2010 When most of us think of prison life, we think of nothing but sitting in a cell, staring at blank walls, wishing that one could get out of the “joint”. But, what we don’t realize is everything that goes on behind the scenes. I believe societ
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  • Gangs vs Cults
    Gangs and Cults Introduction to Sociology Gangs and Cults Gangs and cults at first glance may seem very different, and in some ways they are, but when you look closer their cultures are very similar. Cults promote a particular belief system, recruiting members by tricking them or influencing
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  • Life in Prison
    Life in Prison Institutional and Community Corrections September 22, 2010 Life in Prison Before taking the Institutional and Community Corrections class I had minimal understanding of the life in prison. Life in prison was a subject I did not give much thought to other than that criminals we
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  • Security Threat Groups/Gangs in Prisons
    Running Head: SECURITY THREAT GROUPS/GANGS IN PRISONS Security Threat Groups/Gangs in Prisons Nicole Sage Kaplan University CJ130-03 Nancy Thode January 18, 2011 Security Threat Groups/Gangs in Prisons In our prison systems today, many different gangs pose a threat to our correctional
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  • The Prison System
    The United States has a strong judiciary System, in which functions to incarcerate the lowest of lows. The incarceration of the worst offenders that are often found to be a menace to society is an area of the judiciary system that protects the law abiding citizens of the United States. Prisons serve
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  • Prison and Justice System
    The American system of justice should punish criminals correctly and when in serious need, the reform system should take over and punish them severely. The system of criminal justice in America is used to deal with crimes it cannot prevent and criminal it cannot deter is not a consistent system. It
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  • Prison Ganags a Highly Organized Crime System
    Prison Gangs Prison Gangs a Highly Organized Criminal System Stephanie Siegel Kaplan University Cm103-06 Professor Roberts November 22, 2010 Prison gangs are criminal organizations that originated within the penal system and have continued to operate within correctional facilities throu
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  • Factors That Made Alcatraz Island a Maximum Security Prison
    RUNNING HEAD: FACTORS THAT MADE ALCATRAZ ISLAND A MAXIMUM SECURITY PRISON Factors That Made Alcatraz Island a Maximum Security Prison Joseph W. Lard Cameron University Every country has its own unique and enormous man-made landmarks. In Europe, London has Big Ben, Paris has the romanti
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  • Prison
    * * * * * Prisons Danielle Shamieh Introduction to Criminal Justice 204 January 17, 2011 Mike Rodrigue * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * The United States prison system has been around
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  • Gangs and Juvenile Delinquency in the Hispanic Culture
    Gangs and Juvenile Delinquency in the Hispanic Culture Abstract: There has been a rise in gang violence among the youth across the nation. There are also cruel and violent tendencies that the youth that are a part of this group. It is important to understand reasons why Hispanic youth are turnin
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  • Corrections/Gangs
    Corrections/Gangs Prison gangs are groups of organized criminals that began within the penal system and have continued to operate within correctional facilities throughout the United States. Prison gangs are also found outside the prison system as well. Normally, a prison gang is made u
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  • Gangs
    Gangs The social issue I have chosen is gangs. Gangs are very dangerous all around the world committing crimes and other violence related acts. Gangs use the worst drugs you can get, and these kind of people get what they want but if they don't there will be a killing. I am strongly against gangs b
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  • Gangs in Prisons and Jails: Temporary Phenomenon or Management Nightmare
    Gangs in Prisons and Jails: Temporary Phenomenon or Management Nightmare 2 Colleen M. Clower Fall 2008 CJS 113 - Penology 12/4/2008 Gangs in Prisons and Jails: Temporary Phenomenon or Management Nightmare * Gangs in prisons and jails in the United States have been around for many
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