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Prison Gang

In the United States there are six major prison gangs that are recognized nationally for their participation in organized crime and violence. They are as follows from largest to smallest in member size. There is the Neta, Aryan Brotherhood, Black Guerilla Family, Mexican Mafia, La Nuestra Familia, and the Texas Syndicate. By definition a gang is a group of people working together or a group of persons working to unlawful or antisocial ends; especially: a band of antisocial adolescents. The...

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Gangs in the Prisons

------------------------------------------------- Gangs in the Prison System By Jinja Jones INF 103 Computer Literacy Instructor: Lambert Fooks March 4, 2013 INF 103 Computer Literacy Instructor: Lambert Fooks March 4, 2013 Table of Contents 1. What are Gangs? When did gangs come into existence? 2. How do gangs finance/support their groups? 3. Different types of Gangs in the Prison system 4. Percentage...

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Gangs in Prison

Gangs in Prison The Aryan Brotherhood The Aryan Brotherhood originates in the CDC (California Department of Corrections) and BOP (Federal Bureau of Prisons). The Aryan Brotherhood was founded in San Quentin, California in the 1960s. The founders were members of other gangs from the 1950s called, “Bluebirds”, “Diamond Tooth Gang”, and the “Nazi Gang”. Barry Mills and Tyler Davis are now the leaders of the Aryan Brotherhood. Their basic beliefs and mission is they believe in the betterment...

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Rise in Prison Gangs in Canada

Rise in Prison Gangs Fueling Violence, Drug Trade – Canada – CBC News The article presented on this paper reveals the problem of gangs and gang related violence in our nation’s institutions. Corrections Canada has seen a 44 per cent jump in gang members in federal prisons in the last five years, to 2,040 in 2012 from 1,421 in 2007, according to the documents obtained under access to information. The correctional service constructed a strategic framework for dealing with gangs in 2006, and implemented...

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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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Gang and Offenders

Gangs Data on Gangs How do you know who is a gang member? - What is a gang? group of members that have a common deviant values group of members that engage in delinquency for self gains though, difficult to defining what is a gang because peer groups in general are central to youthful activities people hang out in groups common feature to see adolescent to engage in groups hence, a gang comprise primarily young males, engage in behaviour from outright criminality to graffiti. Females...

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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 decades. A prison gang is defined as, “any gang (where a gang is a group of three or more persons who recurrently commit crime, and where the crime is openly known to the group) that operates in prison”...

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Gang Mentality

Issue: Gang Mentality America has always had gangsters, the mafia, and numerous other crime organizations. But now it has gone to another level. Nowadays young Americans are flocking to join street gangs. These street gangs are a way of life, both mental and physical. With so many youths feeling like they need to be a part of something, gangbanging just comes natural. People join gangs for four primary reasons: poverty, peer pressure, boredom, and despair. Poverty causes a gang mentality...

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Classification of Gangs

Classification of Gangs Introduction The problem of classifying gangs has interested both sociologists and law enforcement. For the purpose of law enforcement, a gang is generally defined as an organized group among the members of which there is well-designed communication. This paper evaluates classification schemes from current research for gangs. The objective is to discover the issues and problems in creating classifications for gangs including a definition which delineates what constitutes a gang and differentiates...

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latina gangs

Abstract Latino Gangs and Policy Introduction Gangs have become an epic problem in the United States. It is very essential important in attempting to solve this problem by fully understanding how we can prevent individuals from joining a gang. A gang is group of three of more people that share a common bond and that are loyal to one another, whether it’s for economic reason or violence. The National Gang Center estimates that 32.4% of all cities in the United States experienced gang problems in 2008...

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