What Is The Cause Of Gang Violence?

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Gangs have gotten worst over the years. An article by Sandy Banks in the Los Angeles Times stated that “residents fear gangs more than they trust the police”. In 2012, the National Gang Center posted information concerning gangs and they found that those groups were responsible for over 2300 deaths in that year. In July of 2015 a former classmate of mine was shot and killed as a result of gang violence. He was only 15 years old. According to communications specialist, Beth Kuhles, currently, there are 1.5 million gangs members here in the United States and majority of them are minors. A lot of the children are involved in gangs because they lack friendship or a true family at home. My classmate who recently passed away did not have strong,
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