Kelvin Hernandez Mexican Cartels Lure American Teens as Killers LAREDO, Tex. — When he was finally caught, Rosalio Reta told detectives here that he had felt a thrill each time he killed. It was like being Superman or James Bond, he said. Gabriela Maldonado, whose son Gabriel Cardona became an assassin for a Mexican drug cartel as a teenager. “I like what I do,” he told the police in a videotaped confession.
Usually, if a citizen bought liquor from another distributor, Capone would have him killed. Capone tried to make it very clear to everyone in Chicago that he owned the town. One rival gang run by Dion O'Banion, a florist by day but bootlegger by night, threatened Capone’s business. Capone arranged for a car to arrive
and the Mexican mafia control the smuggling of the drugs that come into the prisons. Since both are rivals of Nuestra Familia they watch each other’s back. The Black Guerrilla Family is also one of the the enemies that they have in common. Througout the years the A.B. has perfected crime and has sent a strong message to both the prison guards and law enforcement officers.
Brandi Waller May 18, 2011 History 344 Final Paper Tombstone and My Darling Clementine are both films that are based on the historical figure Wyatt Earp and the celebrated gunfight at the O.K Corral. While both films were intended for entertainment purposes, they also bring an historical reference. Each film was made in different decades, My Darling Clementine (1946) and Tombstone (1993) and although they are similar in nature they also differ greatly in plot. I will examine these differences to determine how each film accurately reflects Wyatt Earp, in addition to other aspects including the myth surrounding the violence, the treatment of authority, villains, and non-white people. Also I will examine the relationships between men and women and how women in general are treated in each film.
Ryan Sloan 12/7/11 English 3 Essay Zee and Zerelda James: The Women Behind The Man The book, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford by Ron Hansen, describes the life of the notorious Jesse James, a wanted outlaw and leader of the James Gang. Throughout the story, Jesse performs a series of robberies and murders with his gang. Unfortunately, this lifestyle greatly affects many people in his life, especially his wife Zee James and his mother Zerelda Samuels. Zee and Zerelda are constantly having to move around with him and provide alibi’s for his crimes to keep him safe. Although they do not agree with what Jesse does and the choices he makes, they remain loyal and close to him to the day of his death.
The police will then evaluate the victim such as background checks, previous crimes, maybe interviews with close relatives or friends. Next, they review the preliminary police reports. The explained steps explain the basics of a criminal profiling act. There are additional steps that include evaluating medical examiners autopsy findings when a homicide is involved and developing a profile with important offender characteristics. Criminal profiling becomes most useful in homicides, rape crimes, arsonists, and sexual murders.
After Tom was dead, the cops continued to shoot Tom for their own gratification because he was simply a black man. In short, due to Tom Robinson’s race, he was forced to live a life where he was a victim of abuse and discrimination. Another citizen who was
Like if someone was a kid no more than 14 years old and one day he headed how from school and his finds out his mother was murdered. This will have a effect on where the kid might go with his career. He might want to help get those murders of the street. Police Officer is a growing career which aims to change the community by a number of practices such as being a K-9 Officer. As joyful, exciting, and productive as daily life can often be for the average citizen society is still fraught with danger.
Within the 24 hours of the plot’s duration, Paul Haggis has decided upon presenting thrilling-reality based themes such as oppression, crime, racism, corruption, obligation, indignation. In separate incidents, all different character’s lives collide with each other, purposely leading to further tension and understanding of the overall plot and its assertion. Main characters like a police detective linked to a tragic family faith, an attorney and his pampered wife, two car thieves constantly discussing racism, a racist veteran cop taking care of his sick father, a successful Hollywood director and his wife, a Persian-immigrant father and a Hispanic locksmith, will conduct the audience throughout this social-critical drama. Thus, an “utter entertainment satisfaction” arouses and also may lead to moral and soul-searching. One specific scene, out of 19 scenes, which is called “The revenge”, is going to be discussed in this forthcoming essay.
The characters include an African-American detective who is alienated by his mother, and has a gang related brother; a Caucasian District Attorney who has a spoiled wife; a racist police officer with an idealist partner; an African American Hollywood director; a Persian store owner; and a Hispanic locksmith. Crash has an All Star cast which includes Don Cheadle, Sandra Bullock, Matt Dillon, Brendan Fraser, Ryan Phillipe, Terrence Howard, and Thandie Newton. This film portrays racism, but not in the same way as other films about racism. In this film, the victims of racism are also the offenders as different situations and contexts are depicted. Comments about racism are not meant to be cruel; actions and comments made about race come from misconceptions and ignorance about other races.