How a Tattoo Can Get You Detained by ICE
Tattoos are the most common way ICE and federal immigration agents determine an individual’s gang affiliation, but what actually qualifies as a gang tattoo is left up to enormous interpretation.
Rites of Passage
Inside a Gang Initiation with the Silent Murder Crips
VICE followed a young prospect in Brooklyn looking to join the Crips to see what it takes to get initiated, from finding a way to meet gang members to getting "squared in"—a vicious beating at the hands of the members.
Animating a Local Legend: The Night the School Teacher Beat up a Gang of Bikers
We met Ralph Whims from the award-winning animated short, 'The Chaperone' to find out how the chaperone was able to take on a gang of bikers who were looking for trouble.
Japan's Most Violent Biker Gang
VICE Japan followed some of the most infamous Japanese motorcycle gang members to hear about their glory days and the dying subculture.
VICE Specials / Clip
Cocaine: Narcos, Sicarios and Peru (Part 2)
We meet a former hitman for Pablo Escobar in the slums of the city of Lima.
VICE Talks Film
William Friedkin and Scott Cooper on 'Black Mass'
Legendary filmmaker William Friedkin sits down with director Scott Cooper to talk his upcoming film about James 'Whitey' Bulger.
Keef in NYC / Chiraq's New Kids (Ep. 2)
In the second episode of Noisey's Chiraq, Chief Keef and his crew head to New York while we catch up with MGS and Global Gangstas Entertainment.
UK's Scariest Debt Collector
The man who helped introduce urban terrorism to the UK's underworld is trying to use his skills for good.