Modern urban street gangs have evolved into tribal organizational structures research suggests that involvement of ex-convicts in youth gangs increases. A gang is a group of associates, friends or members of a family with a defined leadership and the term street gang is commonly used interchangeably with youth gang, referring to neighborhood or taunt, harass, intimidate, alarm, influence, or exact specific responses including obedience, submission, fear, or terror.
Cheryl maxson's gang studies are helping to arrest youth crime and it seems that normally obedient kids can turn from docile to delinquent.
The gang resistance education and training (great) program is to give at -risk youth the skills they need to resist pressure from gangs and avoid joining.
What is a youth gang there is no single, accepted definition state and local jurisdictions tend to develop their own nevertheless, a youth gang is com.
About youth gang activity in indian coun- try have been largely absent in 2001, nygc developed and implement- ed the 2000 survey of youth gangs in.
The existence of youth gangs has been reported in all 50 states gang leaders usually command obedience from a loyal core of subordinates and from.