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The Nature of Control

How organized criminal groups work to control their environment

Students of the history of organized crime in North America must invariably come to the notion of territory or control in their readings. 2,213 more words

North America

Latino Gangs The New KKK

Latino Gang Targeted Blacks, U.S. Says

LOS ANGELES—Members of a Latino gang affiliated with the Mexican Mafia conspired for nearly 20 years to drive African-Americans out of the Southern California city of Azusa through violence and intimidation, federal authorities alleged Tuesday. 507 more words

Dale Yeager

Profile Response: Teresa and Bill Meister, Brawley, CA

The afternoon I entered California, almost two months ago, I pedaled past Pelican Bay Prison and stayed at the home of that prison’s social worker. More than one thousand miles later, I spent my last night in the Golden State with career veterans of the state’s penal system. 510 more words

The Real Nightcrawler

The Summer of 2015 was a deadly one for a few major cities in the United States. Police officials aren’t sure what’s at the root of the uptick in violence. 301 more words

The True Story Of A Mexican Mob Killer: Life Inside The Mexican Mafia

A special interview and topic I’ve been looking forward to discussing sometime now. An exclusive look inside the inner workings of La Eme, the Mexican Mafia. 2,242 more words

Mexico North - The extent of Mexican cartel influence in the United States   (November 19, 2011)

Here at PanAmerican Crime Mexico and its cartels are the subject of constant scrutiny and debate. With over 40,000 people murdered in Mexico since the blatant violence began in 2006, it is easy to see why Mexico’s cartels are obviously the most devastating and important organized crime element to understand when discussing organized crime anywhere on the American continents. 2,197 more words

North America

On Death Row Having Hope Can Destroy you

There is another inmate I have been writing to for about one and a half years who is on death row in San Quentin. Sometimes being in that situation ends up destroying them, and sometimes it gives them the time and space to understand who they are, what they did, and how it brought them to this place. 1,359 more words