Navy Streetboys, James Street Gang and South Brooklyn Ripper (“Alphonse Capone”). Al Capone had become a member of these gangs. It was a rough neighborhood for the Capone family. Because of lack of guidance from his busy parents who tried very hard to make ends meet Al Capone was expelled from school for hitting his female teacher. Though he did not get much schooling as a child, he had a lot of “street smart” and he was quick to get decent jobs (“Al Capone Biography”, 2002). At an early age, Al Capone was able to find honest jobs. Some of his early jobs include working as a clerk in a candy store and working as a cutter in a book bindery (“Alphonse Capone”).
Garfield Place. It was here where Al Capone met his future crime boss, Jonny Torrio (“Al Capone Biography”, 2002). Johnny Torrio was businessman who was known for observing Code of Honor as a gangster (Tenna Perry, 2002). As a young man, Al Capone ran errands for Johnny Torrio who was known for his gambling and brothel businesses. At the age of 18, Al Capone met Frankie Loele. Unlike Johnny Torio, Frankie Loele was known for inflicting fear, callousness and physical brutality. Al Capone worked as a bouncer and bartender in his bar. It was in an incident inside Frankie Loele’s bar that Capone earned his nickname Scarface.