Q: Is a gang a group of friends or family with identifiable leadership and internal organization? ¶
A: Yes, and identifying with or claiming control over territory in a community, and engaging either individually or collectively in illegal or violent behavior.
Q: Is a gang the only way to obtain status and success? ¶
Q: Is a gang an integrated part of the growing-up process? ¶
Q: Are gangs involved in all areas of street-crime activities like extortion? ¶
A: Yes, and drug trafficking, both in and outside the prison system, and theft.
Q: Is a gang through death? ¶
Q: Are gangs a critical skill to defining the types of strategies that are most effective with dealing with them? ¶
A: Yes, and from the at-risk youth to the gang leaders.
Q: Are gangs largely attributed to the vast rural population immigration to the urban areas? ¶
Q: Were gangs known to be operating in the UK in 2011? ¶
Q: Are gangs groups in prison or correctional institution for mutual protection and advancement? ¶
Q: Are gangs unemployment? ¶
Q: Are gangs the Sicilian Cosa Nostra? ¶
A: Yes, and known as the Mafia.