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Gangs on Meth

March 14, 2008
The drug is dangerous to law enforcement in several ways. The chemicals utilized are highly toxic and volatile. Clandestine labs are often booby trapped against the police.

History of the Florence 13 Gang

September 12, 2007
When most Americans think of Hispanic gangs, they think of East Los Angeles, the San Fernando or San Gabriel Valleys, Boyle Heights, or Downtown Los Angeles. They would be surprised to know that much of Los Angeles Hispanic gang history actually happened in South Central.

The Vineland Boys Gang

August 21, 2007
The powerful 18th Street Gang considered the formation of this new gang by its own members to be "set jumping" and have been at war with the Vineland Boys ever since. This betrayal of their 18th Street allegiance would prove fatal to some.

History of the Mexican Mafia Prison Gang

July 25, 2007
It is rare for law enforcement to have an opportunity to hear from the mind of one who lived it. Today, Mundo (with a new identity) continues to assist law enforcement to understand how criminal organizations operate.

Mexican Drug Cartel Cowboys and DTOs

July 5, 2007
For more than a decade, Los Angeles street gangs have been killing about 550 to 600 people in L.A. County each year. What you probably don't know is that Mexican nationals, primarily illegal aliens, murder about an equal amount yearly. Many of these murders involve rivalries and vendettas that originated in states, cities, and ranchos in Mexico. They usually often involve Drug Trafficking Organizations (DTO).

Murder Ink

February 1, 2006

One afternoon about five years ago, I was summoned from my desk at the detective division of a major Southern California urban sheriff's department and asked to meet one of the staff drill instructors at our academy gymnasium.

The Mexican Mafia

March 1, 2000

In the mid-1950s 13 California Youth Authority (CYA) wards were sent to the Duel Vocational Institute located in Tracy, California. Since the wards were juveniles they were housed in a special section of the adult correc­tions facility.

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