For this assignment, select any street gang and research its origins and development over time. You may select any gang in your community or portrayed in the media (real life or fictional film/TV), or even one that you think may be active in your local community. In a 2-3 page paper, you should (1) briefly describe the origins and/or history of your selected gang. References should follow APA formatting.
Assignment grades will be based on the following criteria:
1) Background on gang – discussion may include items such as: where the gang is located, history of its development, types of criminal activities, important figures and/or events
2) USE THE SOCIAL DISORGANIZATION THEORY TO EXPLAIN THIS PARTICULAR GANG’S FORMATION
4) Writing & organization – spelling & grammar, paper organization, writing is clear & concise, references follow APA formatting