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Jurors Award $1.5 Million to LAPD Detective Who Claimed He Was Victim of Retaliation

Jamie McBride, an outspoken leader of the union that represents Los Angeles Police Department officers, won $1.5 million Monday in a lawsuit alleging that his supervisors retaliated against him. 101 more words

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67 Arrested as 'Operation Bad Blood' Targets South Fontana, Mexican Mafia Gangs

Sixty-seven people have been arrested after a six-month investigation of two street gangs based in Fontana, the South Fontana gang the Mexican Mafia prison gang, authorities said Thursday. 200 more words

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Texas police officer also a Drug Dealer

Leading a double life can sometimes get you killed

Julian Pesina sold drugs for the Mexican Mafia, also known as La Eme, while at the same time serving as a police officer for Balcones Heights, hiding his gang tattoos under the safety of the uniform he bore. 552 more words

Unsolved Crimes

Orange County cops can't keep criminals from doing crimes...even when they're already behind bars

A long-time Orange County Mexican Mafia chieftain, who continued to control crime in local neighborhoods and jails from a cell across the country, was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison for federal racketeering charges. 67 more words

Sacramento Update

Mexican Mafia's O.C. Boss Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison

Peter “Sana” Ojeda, reputed godfather of the Mexican Mafia in Orange County, was sentenced Monday to 15 years in federal prison for federal racketeering charges. 89 more words

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The Nature of Control

(Chicago Gang Territories, 2013; obtained from ChicagoMag.com)

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. 2,212 more words

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