Essays Tagged: "Prison gang"

Streetgangs. A guide to community awareness

ng association. Red may be used to show association with the Bloods or Northern California Hispanic Prison gangs. Blue may be used to show association with the Crips or Southern California Hispanic Pr ...

(5 pages) 173 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

La Nuestra Familia/Prison Gang

The La Nuestra Familia (NF) originated in Soledad, now San Quentin, prison inCalifornia in the mid-1960's and was formed to protect younger, rural, Mexican-American inm ... ia (EME). Former EME members who opposed EME tactics of preying on their own started the gang. This prison gang operates in the California prison institute mainly in the northern prisons and is highly ... s who are incarcerated and to obtain weapons.The NF is a criminal enterprise that has several other prison gangs that are allies. The main NF ally is the Black Guerilla Family. The NF and Black Gueril ...

(4 pages) 38 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Prison Gangs

Prison Gangs When the word gang is mentioned people usually think of the gangs that are on the stree ... at are much more dangerous than any street gang. These gangs are the ones that reside inside of the prisons and jails. These gangs are organized mainly to control the prison or jails drugs, gambling, ... organized to protect the other members of that gang from the other rival gangs that lie inside the prisons.There are four major prison gangs that are recognized nationally, though there is no officia ...

(4 pages) 66 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Mexican Mafia

the letters "MM", or the black hand print which is copied from the Italian Mafia.La Eme was the 1st prison gang in California, unlike other Mafia's this one was created in prison.La Eme was initially ... d in prison.La Eme was initially started to protect mexican-american inmates from other inmates and prison staff.The original members and founders of La Eme were Louis "Huero" Flores, Rodolfo "Cheyenn ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Mexican Mafia

The Mexican Mafia (MM), also known as "La Eme" or EME, is a chicano prison gang started in 1957 at Duel Vocational Institute (DVI), a youthful offender facility located ... California. The Mexican Mafia was originally formed to protect its chicano gang members from other prison gangs. It is made up from mostly Mexican-American convicts form the barrios of East Los Angel ... a has gained a considerable amount of power and control of the illegal activities in the California Prison system. (Wikipedia, Mexican Mafia 2006)HistoryWhile incarcerated at DVI in 1957, Luis "Huero" ...

(5 pages) 39 1 4.3 Sep/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Comparative Perspective on Organized Crime

a or as most commonly known La EME (pronunciation for M in Spanish) is one of America's deep rooted prison gang dating back to 1957. Hispanic males from the East Los Angeles serving time who were hous ... nted to protect themselves from other inmates however; it soon turned into obtaining control of the prison underworld. So a few Mexicans organized themselves to what became known as the Mexican Mafia. ...

(7 pages) 41 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Violence in Gangs

worse. Unfortunately, there are many different types of gangs. For example; there are street gangs, prison gangs, motorcycle gangs, and neighborhood gangs. According to Federal Bureau of Investigation ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Grammar