Skolnick , Gangs may also be categorized by the kinds of crimes their members commit. This phenomenon shares many similarities with other "gang problems" in the Black and Latino communities. They are respectful to staff, do not disrupt activities, do not drop out of school and maintain their grades. In such cases, gang affiliation is often not known until a criminal incident occurs. I Organised crime in India.
List of gangs in the United States
Hybrid gangs are more frequently encountered in communities in which gang problems emerged during the s than in localities that reported onset of gang problems in the s. Likelihood of encountering them as a tourist: High. They may or may not have an allegiance to a traditional gang color. The world of gangs is very complex. Chu's Triads as Business  looks at the role of Hong Kong Triads in legal, illegal and international markets. But more commonly, larger and more established gangs actively recruit new members into the gang. London: Berg Publishers.
Into the Abyss: Kinds and Names of Gangs
This greater understanding can lead to less fear of enlisting the help of the police and makes it easier for the police to get leads and tips from the Asian community about gang activities. Protecting the ' hood neighborhood is a primary goal, as is socializing. A Brief History of Street Gangs. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. When gangsters do get in trouble for using weapons or for drug trafficking, the group claims no responsibility, saying they should not be blamed for the actions of just a few members. The following 21 pages are in this category, out of 21 total.
But not all people believe these neighborhood gangs are bad. The links provided below are to both learned and popular articles about all kinds of gangs street gangs as well as ideological gangs and to some of the respective gangs' Internet sites. Gang Crime Summary April Radden Keefe, Patrick. They may feel misunderstood, underappreciated, or are asserting their new sense of American-style individualism and personal independence. Some gangs have no such territorial ties and name their gangs using other rationales.