Locked Up for Life

Locked Up for Life : America's Most Powerful Gangs Behind Prison Bars

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Locked up for Life: America's Most Powerful Gangs Behind Prison Bars

Prison gangs in America were formed for protection. Their main goal just like other fraternal groups was to be protected and respected inside the prison where most prison gangs originated. These gangs are highly organized. Their powerbase is usually outside the prison where new members are being recruited by their street gang members. Each member's common objective is to reach the status of the prison gang with which they can show their ultimate commitment.

There are times when a prison gang outgrows the penitentiary life to take on some unlawful acts outside. There are others which are being transplanted from the street. But one distinct characteristic of a prison gang is they are highly race-oriented. There are at least 3 main racial gangs in continental America namely: Hispanic, Black and White Supremacist... In America, 90 percent of vicious crimes in other jurisdiction and 48 percent in jurisdiction areas account for gang activities. Some gang-related incidents include: white collar crimes such as fraud, identity theft and counterfeiting; prostitution, drug trafficking, gambling, human trafficking, and arms trafficking.

Although they are known for being notorious criminals, prison gangs pose a latent benefit for the police officers inside the prison. They are responsible for the discipline of their members which helps reduce internal conflicts and violence despite the strong tension.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 85g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1508647186
  • 9781508647188

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