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A Two-Fold Approach to Countering Gangs
Gangs are a serious problem negatively impacting American culture. And the rise of gang activity as evidenced by the rash of shootings we've seen in major metropolitan areas like Chicago and elsewhere is increasingly threatening the very safety and security of both law enforcement officers and the communities we serve, nationwide.
The Real Reasons for Chicago's Deadly Crime Wave
A question for the mayor: If it really is unacceptable, why do you continue to accept it?
Shooting Up Chicago
A court granted the ACLU of Illinois and Black Lives Matter Chicago permission to intervene in the consent decree negotiations.
The Fallacy of Gun Buyback Programs
What you usually see in any gun buyback program is elderly people turning in old junk guns from some closet or garage where they have sat gathering dust for many years.
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall
As a former prison gang member, I'm ashamed to look in the mirror because my failures are staring back at me.
No One Should Die So Young
Leslie Zepeda died the day after Christmas. She had no time for a final hug, a final kiss, one last chance for her family to tell her how much they loved and cherished her.
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Federal, state and local police as well as other government officials have succumbed to the money involved in the cannabis cancer. Whether it's the legal medical marijuana trade or illegal drug-trafficking gangs, it originates from the same criminal sources.
Getting Away With Murder
The release in Mexico of one of the men responsible for the murder of DEA Special Agent Enrique "Kiki" Camarena has renewed tension between the U.S. and Mexico over the case.
Is Mexican Cartel Activity In the U.S. Exaggerated?
Many of the Mexican cartel crimes in the illegal alien community go unreported. The ugly crimes of kidnapping, human trafficking, extortion, gang violence, and unsolved murders are often committed by Mexican cartel members in cities across the United States but remain unreported.
TV Review: Mixed View of FX's 'The Bridge'
As the show progresses, we see the challenges that El Paso Detective Sonya Cross (Diane Kruger) and Juárez Detective Marco Ruiz (Demian Bichir) face in working together across cultural divides as well as in an environment of extensive police and government corruption.
The Mexican Mafia: Down But Not Out
Every time law enforcement thought that they had knocked out or retired the Eme organization, they found that the Eme came back again. The Mexican Mafia absorbed the blows and grew stronger.
A Devil's Playground for Gang Members
The court transportation system is the first weak point. Did you know that 40% of all inmate escapes occur during transport? Any gang member who's spent any time in custody has practiced slipping out of handcuffs and shackles, and you can bet one or more of them carry jail-made handcuff keys.
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