Gang Problem In Big Cities

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Why do you think that gang problems are somewhat stubborn in large cities but not in small cities, towns, villages, or rural counties? Why may gang activity vanish in smaller jurisdictions? Why may gang troubles become progressively serious in some cities but not in others? Gang problems in larger cities are tenacious because of the economic conditions of the residents in larger cities. Very few small cities or and rural areas have the necessary population base and extremely deprived community circumstances to support gangs. Any disorder that an existing gang feels, such as member arrests or drop outs is likely to strike at the foundations of its structure. Gangs in smaller areas are more likely to be started for social reasons in opposition

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