A Brief Note On The Problems Of Gangs

891 Words Nov 24th, 2014 4 Pages
Josh Grice
Mrs. Gallos
English 3
Research Paper
24 November 2014

Gangs:
The problems they make

Gangs are a big problem in the world and it causes a lot of crime in the United States. There are a lot of different types of gangs in the world. You have the small gangs that are just made up of a group of friends and family, but then you also got the large gangs that are made up of hundreds of different kinds of people. Gang members go around committing so many crimes. They rob people in their own homes and in the community, they assault people for no reason but to hurt someone, they kill innocent people for no reason, and they sell drugs to all sorts of people even minors. How would you fill if people were selling drugs to your kids or if your kids were attacked for no reason. Gangs are responsible for 80 percent of all crimes.
Not all the gangs are sophisticated and well organized, but they all control neighborhoods to control their illegal money making activities. They are like pirates; they commit war like acts and engage in robbery and criminal violence as a mean to sustain them. The major problems gangs give to people are particularly assaults, drive by shootings, homicides, and robbery. There is an estimate of as many as 2,000,000 to 250,000 gang members in the United States. There are approximately 50,000 gang members in California. During the last five years there were 23,000 crimes committed by gang members in the city of Los Angeles alone.
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