Dating gang members
On 28 November 2007, a major offensive against gun crime by gangs in Birmingham, Liverpool, London and Manchester led to 118 arrests.
More than 1,000 police officers were involved in the raids.
New recruits to the Knights Templar are required to digest an entire human heart in front of their peers, a gastronomic gesture that symbolizes their boundless loyalty.
The Hell's Angels are a household name when it comes to organized crime.
Gangs exist all around the world, often violently at odds with one another over turf and money.The legendary motorcycle club boasts some 2,500 members in 26 countries, and has a reputation of racketeering, drug trafficking, and murder.Though the club steadfastly denies any criminal ties, entrance to the motorcycle gang is not easy, and involves a ritual that implies a future involving some dirty work.Gang-related organised crime in the United Kingdom is concentrated around the cities of London, Manchester and Liverpool and regionally across the West Midlands region, south coast and northern England, according to the Serious Organised Crime Agency.With regards to street gangs the cities identified as having the most serious gang problems, which also accounted for 65% of firearm homicides in England and Wales, were London, Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool.