Crime in Los Angeles

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  • Gang Allowances

    In every state and city there is always those type of neighborhoods that we consider or label as bad and dangerous. But what makes these cities so dangerous? Is it the people that settle in the neighborhood that makes them dangerous or the way media portrays them with the violence and segregations of organizations such as gangs and the crime rates? We see this occurring all around the world marking gangs as the number one problem to the situation. As a result we see many laws emerging across the country that focus on the gang “social problem”. Los Angeles, California is one of the largest cities known for the implement of gang injunctions and home to the deleterious battle among gangs ( the effects by). Whittier, California can be a prime…

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  • Service Learning Project Essay: Graffiti

    community whether it is the everyday onlookers, the youth, or local law enforcement. Many people see graffiti as a victimless crime in which no one really is effected and this mindset has caused many people to perceive the problem of unlawfully vandalizing property as a harmless nuisance that can only be fixed but not prevented. Some see graffiti as a way to mark a gang’s territory while at the same time to show hostility to rival gangs. Others see graffiti as a form of art displaying a person’s…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Gang Violence

    past few years gun violence activity has dramatically increased. In 2012 alone, there has been a lot of deaths due to gang activities. Many innocent people have lost their lives. Gang shootings are beginning to exceed to the fullest due to gang violence in our communities. Innocent people are losing their lives, gang members tearing down our communities, and family members of victims grieving because of their loss. We as a community need to help each and make a change within each other to end…

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  • Devil In A Blue Dress Movie Analysis

    much to portray into every single scene of a movie. To create a motion picture that is side by side and true to the story would result in a five hour or more movie. As for Hollywood, the business follows a specific formula that involves the protagonist, the antagonist, and the relationship character. Therefore, the motion picture cannot follow the novel scene by scene, and must alter and withdraw particular scenes of the narrative in order to satisfy both its customers and receive much success…

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  • Unique Gangs In The United States

    United States are more likely to get arrested for drug and alcohol related crimes than non-gang members. In cities of the United States almost all report gang activity “86% percent of the United States report gang activity.”(Donnelley, 2014). This means that for every city, an average “¾ of the population report” (Donnelley, 2014) gang activity. In comparison to other countries around the world, the United States reported “33,000 violent street, motorcycle, and prison gang activity in the…

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  • Slauson Massacre Summary

    This documentary begins with the story about how Los Angeles was broken up. There were certain areas where African Americas were not allowed to across because the police would arrest them and tell them that they did not belong there. This break up was between Alameda street, passing Alameda they were not allow to go to. African American people were fed up and a created the 1965 LA riots. This riot broke out due to the African American people fed up with the police infuse treatment. These riots…

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  • Rush Hour: The California Culture

    plays, museums, and monuments that show the many traits and characteristics of the Golden State, but out of all the things that portray California’s persona, nothing shows it better than movies. Throughout most of the 1900s, there have been lots of movies that portray California’s stereotypes, religious practices, race relations, and gender equality. One movie that shows a lot about the California culture is Rush Hour. Rush Hour is a 1998 action comedy film in which two cops must recuse the…

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  • How Does Gang Violence Affect Society

    in, and were known to engage in thievery and vandalism (Delaney). Gangs then became more prolific in the United States in the early 1800’s and since then, gangs have grown to occupy the entire country. Starting with wild-western groups of shooters, they have evolved over the years to street gangs, biker gangs, and even prison gangs. In the mid 1800’s the membership of some gangs began to grow. The Gophers, one of the earliest New York City gangs, soon numbered in the thousands. All across the…

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  • Essay About Lincoln Park

    Lincoln Park brought many happy memories during my childhood. Lincoln Park is one of the first few parks built in Los Angeles in the late 1881; John Strother Griffin donated the park. The park is first named East Los Angeles Park and in 1917 the park renamed Lincoln Park. The park is surrounding by the North Mission Street and North Soto Street. There are also different kinds of entertainments and programs that fit all ages of people. Lincoln Park contains a large lake, barbecue pits,…

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  • San Pedro Description

    Cities of San Pedro and Torrance The city of San Pedro is a coastal community located in the city of Los Angeles, covering 12.046 square miles. It is port city that is neighbors to the cities of Long Beach and Wilmington to its East, Harbor City to its North, and Ranchos Palos Verdes and Lomita to its West. Housing a portion of the Port of Los Angeles, San Pedro, is known as a blue collar town. With consideration to national averages the city of San Pedro is considerably high in both violent…

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