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History of Gangs Originally there was no negative meaning tied to the word gang In the Old English language referred to a group of people that hung out together In this modern day when we think of gangs we think of bloods crypts violence and drugs Gangs are a form of organized crime At the top of the gang is a leader who takes part in installing pride organization and togetherness throughout the gang members Many gangs show membership by color of clothing rags or bandana and tattooing Gangs of today are considered very dangerous because they are involved in drugs and violent crimes against society We often wonder why youths involve themselves in gangs We sometimes even wonder how gangs come about Gangs are very often the result of abuse poverty and discrimination Youths often get involved in gangs because they feel as if they have no other place in society they feel neglected by their families and their schoolmates These kids join gangs so they can have something to belong to friends they can count on to feel powerful and most of all to be wanted There have been many attempts to put an end to gangs but it is hard for researchers to figure how gangs exactly develop Authorities have been able to dismantle some gangs and organized crime that come with it but gangs are now very sophisticated and harder to identify The most successful way to battle against criminal gangs is through undercover police work but this form of work is very dangerous Atar2 Gang activity dates back to the early 1800s The majority of these gangs came from poorer families and areas of the United States These gangs took part in absolutely no criminal activity or drugs They formed together to assist one another financially and for recreational purposes The earliest documentation of these gangs was reported after the Civil War in 1783 Somme of these gangs
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