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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...

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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...

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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...

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Gangs Inclusive Community Practices- CJS304 Written Reflection Assignment Submitted by: Vanessa B. Smithers Submitted to: Professor Treisha Hylton Date Submitted: Friday, November 30, 2012 Inclusive Community Practices- CJS304 Written Reflection Assignment Vanessa B. Smithers Gangs/Youth Gangs The Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (Montreal Police) have defined a youth gang as “An organized group of adolescents and/or young adults who rely on group intimidation and violence...

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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 must...

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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...

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Gang Deliquency

Since the late 1800s, gangs have been in existence. These groups have had many negative effects on society for many years. These youth groups or gangs, as they are commonly called, such as the Bloods, Crips, and Vice Lords have participated in many criminal and illegal acts that have plagued society. They have been stereotyped with such negative names as bad kids, troublemakers, and many other mischievous names. These young gangs have long been present in the United States, but were previously...

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Gangs in Canada

Nowadays, gangs have become part of a regular society. Some are small and some are big, but they are spreading everywhere. Recently, gangs in Canada have been becoming a part of a large network working together - all sharing the same goal - FAST MONEY! Mafia and gangster movies plus hardcore rap music are a perfect provoking recipee for these gang members to cause ruckus. Also a youth growing up without a father can be put into a situation where he has to trust or depend on gang members. More...

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Gangs in Toronto

 Gangs Essay What is a good thing that pops into your head when you think of gangs? Bet you can’t think of any. Most of the time gangs are related to violence and other crime related activities. For example, there was one time where my mother and I were out for a walk with our dog around 11 at night. We were just standing there waiting for our dog to go to the washroom when a car pulled up to the side of the road and a few guys jumped out. It seemed as if they...

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Gang Developement

Axia College Material Appendix E Gang Development and Control Tables Gang Development Below are descriptions of gang development theories. Copy and paste the correct description into the table below next to the appropriate theory. There are five descriptions and four theories. One description is not valid. • Gang members are violent and rarely show remorse or feelings regarding their violent and criminal actions. Members may join a gang because it provides them a release for their personal...

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