Gang Essays

A Lesson Learned an Outsiders

A Lesson Learned The Outsiders Essay Imagine living on the streets, a brother for a parent and being torn between two deadly rival gangs. In the novel The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton, three teenage boys wander around their hometown, unaware of the dangers that lurk behind each alley. Due to their chaotic experiences in the city, Ponyboy, Johnny, and Randy were able to learn important life lessons. Ponyboy learned that even though the city was separated into Greasers and…

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Reasons why Students Violate School Rules and Regulations

INTRODUCTION The researcher was an alumnus from a private secondary school in Legazpi City, he has been observing student violators facing real problems in the school. This give way to decide in this type of study, the willingness and interest to know the reality in students behaviour on what reasons why students violates the rules and regulations inside the school. At present, the researcher of this simple research is a first year student in A.B. Philosophy in Bicol University. Having…

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Goodfellas

What is a gangster? A gangster or mobster is a criminal member of a crime organization. It is a criminal organization that associates with the Italian Mafia. Its an addictive way of life that leads to two places; six feet under or in jail. However, everyone wants to be a gangster. Is it because of the power, the fame or the fortune. In the classic movie “GoodFellas” the characters Henry Hill, Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito grow up to be…

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Youth Violence and Gang Membership in America

Abstract Youth violence and its continuing growth as an epidemic seems to greatly impact and influence the increasing numbers of gang membership in cities and states. Without proper suppression of this epidemic, at risk youth are at greater risk of committing violent crimes and beginning affiliations with gangs or becoming active gang members themselves. There is myriad of reasons for the link between youth violence and gang membership that add to the spread of gang membership in cities and states….

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Get Capone_ the Rise and Fall of America’s Most Wanted Gangster

Al Capone. Everyone is bound to hear the name at least once in his or her life. The charming, broad smile, the greenish gray eyes, heavy set, and five foot ten and a half; a seemingly normal man. Until someone notices the scars. A faded purple, still fresh looking, Al Capone’s scars marred the normal face, they gave a glance into the life of the notorious gangster. But who was Mr. Alphonse “Scarface” Capone? One reporter comments, “… Here is…

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Crooks Monologue

Jus because I’m a nigger [examines luger shell from Carlson’s gun] they’d probably shoot me like Candy’s dog if it was as much fun as the scourge they put me through, [walks to window and leans against the frame] just because I’m a busted up ol’ nigger, [scowls and bites his bottom lip] no-one wants to talk with me or anything. [Glares up into the stars and becomes furious] S’pose I weren’t, s’pose I was just like the rest of…

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Gang Violence in American Schools

Did you ever have to move because your kids were bullied at school? Is the community you are living in is unsafe with gang violence and you were afraid your kids will grow up to be a notorious gangster? You believe the ideal place to raise a family is in a higher income suburban area where the school system is better and your kids will be free from violence. You might want to think again. In fact, youth “gangs, now…

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The Destructors

The Destructors, authored by Graham Greene, conveys the idea that people have the instinctive ability to destroy, and make a guilt choice, between what they believe in what is right from wrong. The Destructors is to show how clear the characters and their actions are projected and guided by the subtle message of irony. The central theme of this short story is of a group of teenagers who call themselves the ‘Wormsley Common Gang’. The gang of misfits live by…

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Program and Policy Analysis

A gang is a group formed by a number of people, who share a same identity either through formation, or organization. According to Charles (2003), the word gang is often associated with a negative connotation. Gang activities are wide and vary from typical organized groups that involve themselves in crimes, to a general class of certain behavior that carry out a collective action intended to attain social solidarity or cohesion, especially in cults, gangs, political parties or unions. Studies have…

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Controlling Organized Crime

Combating organized crime can be an intricate task. Various laws exist in the fight against organized crime, and some have been successful in prosecuting several members of organized crime groups. However, without the refinement of such laws, organized crime groups will just find ways to get around such laws. Law enforcement efforts to combat organized crime can run into limitations as far as what law enforcement can and cannot do. Laws need to be changed to avoid such limitations. Without…

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Gang Prevention

A. R. I. S. E. is a program founded by Ed Benson, in 1986 in Miami Florida. Since his retirement in 1982, he has devoted 100 percent of his time and energy to making the world safe for children. Mr. Benson and his wife, Susan Benson established a non-profit foundation, the ARISE foundation, which through its Anti-Pollution Committee, alerted, educated and badgered residents and government representatives of the severe environmental problems being caused by Dade County’s garbage incinerator. The primary…

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Sample Paragraphs the Somebody

In the story, “The Somebody,” by Danny Santiago, we meet the young character who goes by the name of Chato. Throughout the story, the author uses characterization to help us see that Chato is both passionate about what he does, yet he is also still a rugged gang member. In “The Somebody,” Danny Santiago uses elements of characterization to create Chato de Shamrock, a teen growing up in East L. A. Chato is portrayed as dramatic and lonely. We believe…

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The Aryan Brotherhood

The Aryan Brotherhood was founded by Irish –American Bikers, and white supremacies Barry Mills and Tyler Bingham in the 1960’s in San Quentin State Prison California. The brotherhood was created to protect white inmates from black gang inmates. Today Aryan Brotherhood members can be found both inside and outside of prison, although most of their population lies inside prison walls. Aryan Brotherhood is one of the largest prison gangs in the nation and has branches in California, Nevada, Arizona, New…

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Hidden Violence

The word gang-everyone knows what it means or what it stands for. Of course by the time children get to the end of their elementary years they’ve heard of know gangs such as; the Cribs, Bloods, Latin Kings, Vatos Locos, but none of those names cause as much fear and terror as the gang called La Mara Salvatrucha aka MS-13. La Mara known for their psychotic methods of killing and running their turf, no other gang comes close to causing…

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Response_ Is America in Moral Decline_

Yes, and at the same time a very resounding no. Bill Bennett attempts to make the point that America is worse off now than it was in decades past by showing statistics of single motherhood, children on welfare, average daily television viewing, and other “moral barometers”. What he fails to mention is that statistics gathering has become far more accurate in recent years. It’s becoming increasingly easy to gather data now, with the internet and a cell phone in every…

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