In terms of gang culture, the United States is one of the most deeply troubled countries. In order to add insult to injury figures, it reveals that gang appearances have risen further in the late 2000s during the previous decade. This elevated incidence of gang violence is higher in metropolitan regions than in rural counties, where some reduction during the same time has been noted. By entering people’s houses, robbing and stealing from companies and manipulating narcotics sales, gangs terrorise communities, among other negative practises. They are, thus, in a community a centre of abuse and weak morality. After being attacked with handguns and blunt guns, several human lives died in their possession. To take control over the territories they rule and to instil terror or harass officials and the general population, they perform these massacres. Gangs are everywhere now; highways, in almost every community, workplace, internet, and daily life spheres. It has been revealed in the United States where cartels are responsible for 80 percent of all crimes committed. The purpose of this paper is to address gangs, why they are created and who is drawn to them and why.
Along with a variety of its neighbours, including Mexico and Brazil, the United States has a strong incidence of gang activity. At the end of 2010, gang affiliates were just over one million, associated to more than 25,000 parties (Larence, 2010). Unfortunately, given the tides of violence that they conduct year after year in the US, just 15 percent of the gang community is behind bars. Another truth is that teenagers make up 40 percent, and the remainder are adults, though males and females taking a total of 8 percent are more than 90 percent of all participants. It is necessary to remember that nearly 60% of gangs disallow the participation of women. Gang incidents tend to be more common in communities with at least 250,000 people, while gang-related violence in certain cities with an average of 100,000 inhabitants are still strong at 86 percent (Larence, 2010).
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