Research the following Security Threat Groups/Gangs: The Aryan Brotherhood, Black Guerilla Family, The Folk Nation, The Mexican Mafia, and MS 13.

Research the following Security Threat Groups/Gangs: The Aryan Brotherhood, Black Guerilla Family, The Folk Nation, The Mexican Mafia, and MS 13. Provide an overview of each gang, focusing on the specific impact of these groups on the correctional system. Be sure to explain the following for each gang:

  • Where the gang originated and who its founder was
  • What its basic beliefs and mission are
  • The prisons where it is the strongest and weakest (geographically)
  • Whether it is growing or in decline
  • The criminal activities that the gang is involved in within the prison system
  • At least one example to illustrate how dangerous it is in the prison system

Conclude your paper with a comparative analysis of these gangs. What similarities and differences exist between them in regard to mission, threat level and criminal activity? You must use at least five references beyond your course text. In addition to fulfilling the specifics of the Assignment, a successful paper must also meet the following criteria:

  • Include a cover page and references page in 10-12 point font (Arial, Courier, and Times New Roman are acceptable)
  • Viewpoint and purpose should be clearly established and sustained
  • Assignment should follow the conventions of Standard American English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.)
  • Writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful
  • Your work should display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics
  • Appropriate APA citation style should be followe
Type of paper Academic level Subject area
Number of pages Paper urgency Cost per page:
 Total: