William Bratton is taking over the helm of the NYPD, what should be his top priority?
At least seven major Mexican Drug Trafficking Organizations (DTOs) are primarily responsible for the $39 billion drug trade that floods narcotics across the U.S.-Mexico border. Here's a guide to the most active, and largest, cartels.
Drug-related home invasions are especially prevalent in the Sunbelt. Southern Arizona, Texas, and Atlanta serve as distribution points for traffickers delivering narcotic loads from Mexican drug trafficking organizations to distribution points where dealers and street gangs wait for their arrival.
If we want to dry up the market, we have to make the penalties for drug possession more than a hand slap.