Throughout history gangs have developed, multiplied, and mutated into many forms. Today one of law enforcement’s biggest problems is the inability of law enforcement intelligence to accurately estimate the number of gangs and gang members. There are several reasons for this, but the key one is that we have no universally accepted definition of a gang.
The traditional gangs are those that are territorial or claim turf. This would include your Hispanic “Cholos,” the African-American Blo