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The courageous women were individually shown the ELA mug books and they each identified El Hoyo (The Hole) Maravilla gang members Vincent and Luis Arias as the men who robbed the bank. Although both brothers were admitted gang members, they chose to dress more like hip college students rather than the typical Hispanic “Cholos” of El Hoyo.
We all fear that the justice system seems unable to protect us or punish the bad guys. When these conditions and feelings become extreme, self protection groups are spawned, and average people become vigilantes.
Just like it is beneficial for a military unit in combat to know the
topography of the battle area, your recognition and assessment of the
surrounding terrain and the tactical advantage of controlling the high
ground can make all the difference. If you can, take the high ground,
but if you can’t at least cover the high ground when you approach.
Every outlaw biker knows that “snitches wind up in ditches,” but Buck Garrett wanted more than just Margo Compton. He wanted to make an example of her to any other future want-to-be informants. Buck wanted the twins to be killed in front of Margo’s eyes before she died.
Here is a hint; one of the best ways to build usable gang intelligence to fight gangs is through surveillance.