Deviant In The Roughnecks Vs. Saints

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In the Roughnecks vs Saints, the roughnecks went around doing dangerous things. When the roughnecks did something everyone in the town heard about it. However when the saints were participating in dangerous activity they did it with utmost secrecy and were never detected or labeled as deviant. Being labeled as deviant comes from doing risky things seen as bad in society. Once one has done something deviant and society labels them as a deviant they internalize the way society perceives them and moves on to secondary deviance. The saints never made it to primary deviance which is the labeling of someone as deviant after they do something dangerous or looked down upon in society and although they did deviant things society never caught on to

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