CRJS 4103: Street Gangs Organized Crime Groups and Terrorist Groups

In every book or article you read, you may find different definitions of street gangs, organized crime groups, and terrorist groups. This is because there is no such thing as a prototypical gang, organized crime group, or terrorist group. On one hand, there are similarities in themes within and across these groups, such as the participation in illegal activities and the use of widespread violence. On the other hand, there are also important distinctions among these groups in terms of their structures, tactics, memberships, and cultures. In this Discussion, you examine the distinctions among street gangs, organized crime groups, and terrorist groups and consider why it is so difficult to define and distinguish these groups. Post a response that addresses the following: Requirements: 300 What are the differences between and among street gangs, organized crime groups, and terrorist groups? Be sure to use specific examples to support your response. Explain why it may be difficult to define and distinguish between street gangs, organized crime groups, and terrorist groups

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