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Jerome Skolnick and his colleagues have distinguished between two gang types. Discuss these types of gangs, what type are the gangsters disciples.

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According to Jerome Skolnick, a distinction could also be made between neighborhood-based gangs and entrepreneurial gangs. Neighborhood-based (Cultural )gangs are a more traditional type of street gang and are turf oriented. Protecting the 'hood (neighborhood) is a primary goal, as is socializing. Entrepreneurial gangs are oriented toward the commission of criminal acts for profit. Skolnick believes some neighborhood gangs are developing into entrepreneurial gangs. Gangster disciples are Cultural gangs that is turning to a entrepreneurial gang. Because of the drugs and traffickling that they participate in .

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