Prison Gangs: A Case Study
It is evident, that prison gangs are tied to the street gang. And there are also some examples about the gang operated from the prisons (Gang Disciples), which explain the strong influence of the prison gangs on their little brother street gangs.
What I found interesting that once incarcerated the member of the gang doesn 't stop or suspends his activity, in contrary of what I was used to thinking before, their gang career continues during the detention and even might be more prominent than during his free time. As admitted by the researcher 's “Gangs have established a serious presence within prisons across the United States, and because of this the social structure is now changing.” (Kaminski, 2014, p.84)
Also a significant prevalence of the imprisoned Africain- Americain gangs members is over the others type of gangs members was constituted by the researchers. ( Wacquant, 2000; Hagedorn, 2005; )
This racial significance may explain the outcome, that in its greatest number, the gangs in the gang key territories, amongsuch as Chicago, managed from the prison. (Dowdney, 2003; Hagedorn, 2005). This is the case for the most notable gangs, such as Latin Kings, and its CEO, Augustin Zambrano, who was convicted for 60 years in prison in 2012. (Chicago Cbslocal, 2012). Gang Disciples leader, Larry Hoover, is also known to successfully operate his gang from his detention. Those two are the most notable examples, but there are many more others as well.
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