Gangs and Social Change/Martin Sanchez Jankowski Reading 11 in Chapter 5 Social Structural Theories. The article was by Martin Sanchez Jankowski which focuses on some of the recent researchers have observed gangs. Gangs are an organized group of criminals. He describes it two ways by the most recent research and they stated that gathering of individuals with a specific negative set of personal attributes or a group of individuals who act in a deviant and criminal manner. (Introduction to Criminology, pg.
After a long drive he was being chased by a police officer for speeding Jose didn’t want to stop so he kept on going. The chase was ended by a deadly car crash when Jose hit a tour bus going to Santa Fe. In the accident there were only three people pronounced dead at the site Jose Rodriguez, the driver of the bus, and Carmen Rodriguez. Maria received a phone call form Carmen’s husband stating, “Maria did Carmen arrive safe to your house because on the news there was a report about an accident a bus going to Santa Fe and a car with a drunken man.” “Well mijo Carmen has not
Many distributors are or well known as gangsters. What better way to show life in the streets from mobster point of view than a film. The Ganster genere of films started in the early 1900’s and contiues till this day. Many ganster movies are similar. You have the “boss” or head man in charge who will lead to his own destrucution.
He notices that he has a kid, however doesn’t have any money to support him. His boy Rico says that he can make some quick cash therefore, Lil J participates in a drug sale that goes bad when the customer, an undercover cop, gets shot. Lil J and Rico threaten the cop and flee from the scene, however Rico goes back. Lil J hears, “BANG, BANG, BANG!”, three gunshots were fired and the cop is dead. Falsely blamed for the shooting, Jeremy goes into hiding in an
When a teen got a car in the 60’s, a popular hobby was to “cruise” with friends to show off a car. Teens would drive around slowly and pointlessly to look cool and sometimes, pick up girls. When George cruised, he hung out with a gang called the “Greasers.” No one wanted to mess with them, and therefore, George. When he wasn’t driving with the Greasers, George would ignore the speed limit and break many driving laws. Consequently, George got a lot of speeding tickets and had a boat load of money to pay off.
Finally, a police officer showed up and as we were standing outside telling the officer about the episode that had just happened gun shots rang out for a second time and the policeman ran, jumped in his car and pulled off speeding with his lights on. I remember thinking “where is he going, I thought the cops were suppose to serve and protect?” It was disappointing to us that the police never showed back up to the house to see if anyone was
They apprehend more federal fugitives than all other la enforcements combined. The U.S. marshals currently lead 75 district fugitive task forces and seven regional fugitive task forces dedicated to locating and apprehending wanted criminals. The United States marshal service is the premier agency to apprehend foreign fugitives believed to be in the United States and they are responsible for locating and extraditing American fugitives who flee to foreign countries. The USMS has established field offices in Jamaica, Mexico and the Dominican Republic. Prisoners service is the Marshals service that houses over 63,000 detainees in federal, state, local, and private jails throughout the nation.
One third will be caught and most of those same people will try again. About half of those remaining will become U.S. residents, which add up to around 3,500 per day. Lastly, about sixty billion dollars are earned by illegal aliens in the U.S. each year. Mexico's largest revenue streams consist of money that is sent home by the immigrants working in the United States. (CAIR 1) Now that you have heard some background information and some stats on immigration, I want you to think about one thing, immigration laws.
courts, jails, prisons, and the probation system. Much of the crime can be seen in the increase of gang activity. Immigrant gangs are considered a threat to public safety due to their members’ tendency for violence and their involvement in transnational crime. The National Alliance of Gang Investigators states, “Over the past few decades, the United States has experienced an increase in the number and size of gangs made up largely if not entirely of immigrant youth (legal and illegal) and the U.S.-born children of legal and illegal immigrants” (Feere, Vaughan 2). According to a study for the U.S. Department of Justice, “aliens arrested under Operation Community Shield collectively represent a significant menace to the public.
Olivia Baze CJ411 – N1 KGA: Timelines of Gangs in America Part I: Gang and Criminal Subculture Timeline: Gangs have existed long time ago starting in the early 1200 A.D where they were called “thugz” in India referring to a gang of criminals who roamed the country pillaging towns along the way. This subculture has mutated over the years into a criminal enterprise. From the beginning gangs were known for their reckless uninhibited persona and ideology. They took what they wanted, when they wanted and utilized fear, intimidation and membership as a basis for claiming territory, street or city as their own. But throughout the years there has been other description of the term gang where it comes from the word “gonge” a term that originally meant a journey but later referring to a “gonge” of sailors in the fifteenth century.