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Old 02-14-2009, 05:05 AM
 
Location: Tennessee
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I'm going to go with Phoenix.


The gang war in south Phoenix


Phoenix News - Gang Influence Runs Deep in Phoenix's Roots - page 1
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Old 02-14-2009, 09:39 AM
 
Location: Working on infraction #2
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Recently Atlanta has been increasing in gang activity (unfortunately ). It seems that a lot of other cities are decreasing in gangs because they are all moving to Atlanta. ATL, Detroit, and a few other cities are the only ones where it's considered cool to be thuggish and glorifies that type of lifestyle, while it's become out of style in other cities such as Los Angeles where it used in style back in the 90's, and New York City where it was in style in the 80's. Hopefully it will become out of style in Atlanta soon and the crime rate will go back down, like it did in NYC and L.A.
Atlanta has some gangs that have been bought here by people from LA or Chicago, but gangs will never be big in Atlanta. Cities like Miami, DC, and Atlanta will never be run by gangs, they are run by drug crews/cartels and block crews, while they are not gangs they are just as violent. In fact drug crews are worse, case in point- Atlanta- BMF, Miami-Boobie Boys, D.C.- Rayful Edmonds crew. All of which sold more drugs and killed more people than any individual nationally known gang. Gangs just seem to catch the medias attention more.

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Between NYC and LA, it would be LA.

Your very misinformed, LA doesnt have nearly the amount of gang members as Chicago. And NYC, dont get me started on there. New York has fake gangs, dudes in Harlem, Bronx,& Broolyn claim gang hoods in LA and Chicago that most of them have never even been to or met anybody from. Those dudes in NYC who claim Folk, Black P Stone, Blood or Crip, stay in NYC with that because the minute they touch down in LA or Chicago they are "food" as they say on the streets. The gangs of NYC dont get respect anywhere outside of the media and NYC itself.
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Old 02-14-2009, 11:00 AM
 
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Atlanta has some gangs that have been bought here by people from LA or Chicago, but gangs will never be big in Atlanta. Cities like Miami, DC, and Atlanta will never be run by gangs, they are run by drug crews/cartels and block crews, while they are not gangs they are just as violent. In fact drug crews are worse, case in point- Atlanta- BMF, Miami-Boobie Boys, D.C.- Rayful Edmonds crew. All of which sold more drugs and killed more people than any individual nationally known gang. Gangs just seem to catch the medias attention more.




Your very misinformed, LA doesnt have nearly the amount of gang members as Chicago. And NYC, dont get me started on there. New York has fake gangs, dudes in Harlem, Bronx,& Broolyn claim gang hoods in LA and Chicago that most of them have never even been to or met anybody from. Those dudes in NYC who claim Folk, Black P Stone, Blood or Crip, stay in NYC with that because the minute they touch down in LA or Chicago they are "food" as they say on the streets. The gangs of NYC dont get respect anywhere outside of the media and NYC itself.
Oh that makes sense, since NY was the gang city of its time maybe not today because the world changes but in the past.


Crime in New York City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 02-14-2009, 11:06 AM
 
Location: Colorado Springs,CO
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Right now its definetly between Chicago and Los Angeles for city with the most gangs.
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Old 02-14-2009, 08:23 PM
 
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yea Miami has the notorious zoe pound gang, they bust ya head boi

documentary on em.

ZOE POUND GANGSTERS GANGLAND DOCUMENTARY : SMARTENUPNAS.COM
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Old 02-15-2009, 04:18 PM
 
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plus chicago has a culture of gangs, they are just so much part of the city, it just rooted in the generations so deep, in chicago i think every aspect of criminal activity is controlled by gangs.
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Old 02-15-2009, 11:12 PM
 
Location: New Mexico to Texas
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I think Chicago and LA have been said enogh times that it probably is Chicago and LA.
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Old 02-18-2009, 02:33 PM
 
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You guys may not believe it, but right now Vancouver, British Columbia has some of the worst gang activity per capita. Just in the last 3 days there have been 3 separate shootings in broad daylight. Seems like there's a shooting everyday

http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2009/02/17/8422311-cp.html (broken link)

[url]http://www.ctvbc.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20090209/vancouver_gangs_090209/20090209/?hub=BritishColumbiaHome[/url]
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Old 02-18-2009, 02:46 PM
 
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I highly doubt Vancouver has more gang activity than Chicago or LA.
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Old 02-18-2009, 02:49 PM
 
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I never said it did. You misread my post.

I said Vancouver has some of the highest gang activity per capita.

We have a much smaller population than Chicago or LA.
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