"Gang" Essays and Research Papers

Page 1 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • Gangs

    opinion on youth gangs is the same as I view planting a seed. If you plant a seed in bad soil most likely you’ll grow a defected or bad plant. I say that to say this “if a child is raised in an unstructured household most of the time that child will take his home training outside the home. Then we also have our young kids joining gangs that come from good homes‚ but can’t escape their negative environments once they walk outside their front door. Also some of the youths get involved in gangs looking for

    Premium Illegal drug tradeGangCrime 1141 Words | 5 Pages

    Open Document
  • Gangs

    The article entitled‚ “Bahamas tackles gang problem” was taken from the Daily Express dated Wednesday 26th September 2012. The article highlights the area of crime and violence. The article addresses participants at a workshop held at the police headquarters on the issue of gang violence in the Bahamas as the pool ideas to alleviate the problem. The Minister of National Security of Bahamas‚ Dr Bernard J Nottage speaks out against the increasing rate of gang violence. The National Security Minister

    Premium CrimeGangPolice 419 Words | 2 Pages

    Open Document
  • gangs

    1. A gang is a group of people who claim a territory and use it to make money through illegal activities (i.e. drug trafficking) 2. Gangs can be organized based upon race‚ ethnicity‚ territory‚ or money-making activities‚ and are generally made up of members ages 8 to 22. 3. Members of gangs wear specific articles of clothing to be recognized as part of the group such as bandanas‚ hats‚ scarves of certain colors‚ or gang-related tattoos or symbols. 4. Gangs are one of the leading factors

    Premium CrimeGang 266 Words | 2 Pages

    Open Document
  • Gangs

    GANG IS EVEVIDENT AS ONE OF THE BAD INFLUENCED ON TEENAGERS LIVES. Growing up and knowing who I am‚ my values‚ my culture and where I fit in‚ in this world and the societies that I interact with were all the things that made me who I am today. As a teenage of course its all about fun and living wild but the big question is why do young people join gangs ? As a result from gang is evident as one of the bad influenced on young peoples lives the statistics that I found online From most of the

    Premium CrimeGangChildhood 578 Words | 3 Pages

    Open Document
  • Gangs

    Critically evaluate this statement in relation to the emergence of gang cultures and communities. How should the British education system respond to these rapid societal changes? In the past 10 years the British education system has began to suffer under the reign of ever growing ‘gang culture’ (CITE). The streets of the UK have been subjected to increased gun culture‚ knife crimes and gang related violence. We have also seen the age of gang ‘members’ lowering and the impact it has on our schools increasing

    Free GangCrimeSociology 2516 Words | 11 Pages

    Open Document
  • gangs

    Gangs About seventy five percent of the United States of America’s crime rate comes from gang activity. In this project i have researched gangs and how they affect schools‚ communities and kids. I also have researched who started gangs ;why they started them and when .To find out more about gangs and the effect of them keep reading. Gangs started in the early nineteen sixties‚ at first they were not gangs though they were clubs like black panther and etc. The first real street gangs started

    Premium GangCripsLos Angeles 879 Words | 4 Pages

    Open Document
  • Gang

    Enforced Against Gang Crimes? Should stiffer penalties be enforced against gang crimes? Yes‚ Gangs are groups of three or more people who band together for protection and socialization gain. By joining‚ members take on the common identity of the gang. Street gangs have existed in the U.S. since the time of the American Revolution. The presence of street gangs in the U.S. has since increased exponentially‚ affecting as many as 3‚550 jurisdictions in 2007. The growing presence of street gangs in the U.S

    Premium CrimeGangSociology 606 Words | 2 Pages

    Open Document
  • Gang

    during the summer of 1972 by the gangs Pirus‚ Lueders Park Hustlers‚ Brims‚ Denver Lanes‚ and Bishops. They have some where between 30‚000-35‚000 members most members are African-Americans. Bloods" was a term that African-American fighting men called each other in the Vietnam War. The Pirus later changed their name to Bloods. Starting in late 1971‚ the Avalon Garden Crips‚ Inglewood Crips and various other Crip sets joined forces. They began to expand to non-Crip gang territories such as those controlled

    Premium BloodsGangCrips 1579 Words | 4 Pages

    Open Document
  • Gangs: Crime and Gang Violence

    Gangs Gangs are a violent reality that people have to deal with in today ’s cities. What has made these groups come about? Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both an acceptable and prestigious way to live? The long range answer to these questions can only be speculated upon‚ but in the short term the answers are much easier to find. On the surface‚ gangs are a direct result of human beings ’ personal wants and peer pressure. To determine how to effectively end gang violence we

    Premium CrimeGang 1558 Words | 7 Pages

    Open Document
  • Gangs

    Lesley Peña Mr. Valente English 6 H Period 1 16 April 2013 Gang Prevention “They Poison our streets with drugs‚ violence‚ and all manner of crime.” (FBI 1) There are currently about 1.4 million criminals today that are gang members in the U.S. Whether it’s a motorcycle gang‚ prison gang‚ or a street gang; they are all organized to create violence by assisting in illegal acts such as taking control in neighborhoods‚ amplifying their illegal money-making activities‚ which include robbery‚ drug

    Free GangCrimeIllegal drug trade 2659 Words | 11 Pages

    Open Document
Previous
Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50