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    commitment in the youth and possible lead to better opportunities. Maybe they would create connections and form relationships that could lead to job opportunities. The bottom line is I think that a program like this would teach the teens that they are a part of something bigger than themselves, it would help them see the importance of community. What impact do unusual correctional treatments such as chain gangs have on juveniles? Do they prevent recidivism? Chain gangs were extremely popular in the United States during the countries period of slavery especially in the southern states (Ford, 2013). Men would be chained together at the ankle and forced to perform physical labor. Unusual correctional treatments like the chain gang and others including the wearing of pink clothing at an Arizona prison are becoming popular again and could possibly be lowering recidivism rates but may not be the best situations for juveniles. Juvenile detention facilities and programs need to focus on rehabilitation and less on punishments. In Brevard County Florida the sheriff has started using chain gangs. He doesn’t force them to participate, but many chose to as it gets them outside more, the sheriff shackles the prisoner’s ankles together (not to each other) and takes them out into the community to perform manual labor (Ford, 2013). Sheriff Ivey believes that it causes the individuals this is a great way to deter others from committing crimes, as when people see the men on the side of…

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    Gang Violence Proposal

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    An issue that we have within our community and schools would be gang violence. Gang violence is starting to become a big issue in our community. Gang violence is leading to massive shootings and wars between gangs. This violence is taking away the lives of babies, teens, pregnant moms, and even loved ones. A way that I could help resolve this problem in the community to lower the rate of gang violence would be by starting a program that would help teens prevent falling into the chains of gang…

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    join a gang. According to organized crime, we all have what is called cognitive R.A.M. or random access memory. It is the ability to process information just like a computer. Therefore, everyone is programmed differently and has different ways to process information in this world. Furthermore, how we process information is mainly determined how we were raised. Those particular individuals who are raised around gangs such as the Mafia are more likely to join their brothers, sisters and friends in…

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    It is not only social factors or political factors that lead gang violence. Personal factors play an important part in gangs choosing violence and it is the most frequent cause of violence by gang members. Especially when it comes to seek revenge for perceived slights or previous disputes gangs use their utmost power and resources (Buchanan, 2014). A member can be attacked for belonging to a rival gang, living in the same neighborhood of a different gang, or to settle an old score between gang…

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    One of the most interesting aspects of the involvement of youth gangs in drug trafficking relates to the role of culture in reshaping narco-trafficking as a socially tolerable activity. In Mexico, for example, as noted by Bailey, the drug-trafficking organizations recruit young men and women in part through their influence on music, popular entertainment, and other aspects of culture that appeals to youth. Youth are particularly vulnerable to the influence of popular entertainment and music,…

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    They find violence not only fascinating but also to establish their reputation as a gang to be feared. Many youths look at drinking, vandalism, and drug use as a form of having fun. Their idea of amusement is partying, getting high, bullying and robbing people. Drive- bye shooting is the most numerous violent crime committed by gangs. Members will hunt for homes, vehicles, of hang- outs of rival gangs and well drive by and shoot at the members of the rival gang. Homicides among Latino…

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    Essay On Juvenile Gangs

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    and you have a prime candidate for a juvenile gang. HISTORY AND CHARACTERISTICS OF JUVENILLE GANGS Juvenile gangs are an organized group of young people, normally in their teens that come together and place their claim on certain territory. These gangs are from different backgrounds and will do anything to protect and preserve what they believe is theirs, and theirs alone. Street graffiti is a way of life for them, showing their territory to other rival gangs. They are also known for their…

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    The Cause Of Gang Crime

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    Gang crime today is no longer just an inner city problem. Gangs are often associated with inner cities where it had its early origins. However, they have now spread like the plague seeping its way into some areas of the U.S where gangs and the crimes associated with them were once unheard of. With now gangs being a nationwide problem it is important for law enforcement nationwide understand how gangs operate, their gang members, and the roots behind this phenomenon. By better understanding gangs…

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    The formal motorcycle gang structure starts with the president, who is the leader of the motorcycle gangs (MG). Then you have a Vice President (VP) who sits in when the President is not present. A secretary deals with all the paperwork as well as organizing meetings while the Treasurer is responsible for handling the money and the assets of the MG. Whereas the Sergeant at Arms maintains the role of security and is also charged with policing up members. The Road Captain “is in charge of logistics…

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    Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs roots began post World War II. As reported by the Outlaws Motorcycle history web page, they convey the gangs originating in 1935, having their first major event in Chicago and states where the first known biker club was established. The following is from their webpage; “The McCook Outlaws Motorcycle Club was established out of Matilda`s Bar on old Route 66 in McCook, Illinois, just outside of Chicago”. Many of the original clubs have been disbanded although this has…

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