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
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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
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
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
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three rival L.A. gangs united in a rare alliance to conspire to control drug trafficking and carried out crimes that included murder and extortion, federal prosecutors said in announcing a racketeering indictment against 22 gang members. 423 more words