The Violation Of Norms Written Into Law Essay

2179 Words Oct 10th, 2016 9 Pages
Crime / pg.195 the violation of norms written into law.

Crimes are considered unlawful acts that can be punished by the authorities. Crimes can be done individually or groups known as gangs. “A gang is a group of recurrently associating individuals or close friends or family with identifiable leadership and internal organization, identifying with or claiming control over territory in a community, and engaging either individually or collectively in violent or illegal behavior (Wikipedia). Prior to watching World 's Most Dangerous Gangs, the only gangs I ever heard of were the Bloods, Crips, Yakuza, and the Russian Mafia. Gangs in general are considered a nuisance and dangerous. Hollywood depicts gangs like the Yakuza and the Russian Mafia to be brutal, organized, and sophisticated. However, they are real in how dangerous they can be and not just violent movies. Until this week I had never heard of MS 13. They are a growing virus in the U.S that the U.S unfortunately created. M.S 13 originated in Los Angeles, California. It started off with Central American immigrants that were mistreated in the streets of Los Angeles. They formed a gang that began committing crimes to survive. Eventually, the gang grew to the point where the FBI had to get involved. The original members were arrested and sent to jail. The U.S. solution to solving the growing overcrowded prisons were to ship the immigrants back to their homelands. The gangs went home with a prison education and a thirst…

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