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Most gang members adopt a basic style that includes white t-shirts, thin belts, baggy pants with split cuffs, a black or blue knit cap (beanie) or a bandana tied around the forehead similar to a sweat band black gang members are individualistic in their dress black gangs tend to identify themselves by adopting certain colors. Directed by ruben fleischer and based on a series of los angeles times articles called tales from the gangster squad by paul lieberman, gangster squad depicts an elite los angeles police department crew charged with keeping east coast mafia man mickey cohen (sean penn) and his gang from taking over 1940s and '50s la.
There are 652 comments on the knbc los angeles story from feb 13, 2008, titled gang injunction issued in crack down on anaheim violencein it, knbc los angeles reports that. La became synonymous with violence in the 80s and 90s, when some 1,000 people were killed a year and entire neighborhoods were run by gangs in some years during the early 90s, more than 2,000 people were killed in los angeles county gangs terrorized residents, drugs moved freely on the streets and drive-by shootings took place. There are 135 comments on the los angeles times story from nov glendale seek injunction against toonerville gang join the discussion. Gangsters in 1950s los angeles get the hollywood treatment in gangster squad the movie is a fictionalized account of the los angeles police department’s 10-year effort to stop mickey cohen, the flamboyant jewish gangster who took over the los angeles rackets from bugsy siegel.