Skip to comments.VIDEO: Moving Police Funeral Procession For Officer Allegedly Murdered By Gang Members
Posted on 11/29/2009 8:43:07 AM PST by AtlasStalled
Las Vegas Metro Police Officer and Marine veteran Trevor Nettleton was murdered by alleged gang members during a robbery of his home, and there's some moving video of his funeral services.
My question is how come this country is so behind the eight-ball in tackling the gang problem that is so pervasive. I do a lot of research into gangs, and I know that law enforcement is dedicated to the issue and routinely is bringing them down; however, it seems like the hydra's head and for every gang enterprise that gets busted another 100 pop up.
A lot of innocent people -- whether law enforcement or bystanders in the streets -- are collateral damage of these gangs, and there seems to be no national outrage or movement. How can we attempt to clean up the streets in Iraq, Afghanistan or whereever else in the world when criminal thugs roam the streets of America.
Is it a matter of more police resources needed? More citizen involvement? I don't know but I wish the mainstream media would give 1/100 attention to gang violence in America as it does to the freakin' Taliban in the Middle East.
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The prohibition monster has become overfunded, and overgrown the LE side.
Time to legalize, and cut off it's funding supply! Capitalism, it's our only hope!
The gang problem is so closely associated with the Illegal migrant problem that it is almost political suicide to take it on.
There are a few leaders willing to put their necks on the line to fight the gang problem, one of them is my Representative - Frank Wolf of VA.
My thoughts are with the family of this fallen officer, his community and his department.
Go after gangs? Are you kidding? Black gangs and Mexican gangs are protected groups. After all, to single them out and put them in jail would GREATLY disturb one important democrat voting bloc and one important democrat voting bloc to BE! Musn’t upset Jesse, Al and La Raza!
The rest of the page at your link is telling.
*** Drug cartels and street gangs are recruiting “children . . . into criminal ways with promises of glittery goods and glory” in Rio Grande Valley, TX:
“These guys are all over the schools,” says Edinburg detective Robert Alvarez. “They start as young as elementary. They start in junior high. And by that time, they’re getting real serious as far as recruitment to get into the gang If you don’t put a stop to them there, by the time they get to high school, it’s almost too late.” * * * “We have kids picking up guns and shooting at each other,” says Robert Alvarez. “I would think - if you take a good look at it - this year Valley-wide we’ve had more drive-bys than the past five years combined.” He adds, “You’re going to see those younger crowds of juvenile offenders committing very, very serious, very unbelievable crimes.”
*** In El Paso, TX the FBI and local police arrested thirteen alleged members and associates of the Bloods on drug trafficking charges: “The Bloods were allegedly involved in street-level crack cocaine sales and distribution of the club drug Ecstasy.”
*** Investigation in Portsmouth, VA results in take down of 26 alleged gang members and associates including reputed Bloods leader.
*** Bloods member gets life in prison following conviction for murder he committed at the age of 16 in Lynn, MA.
*** Reputed MS-13 member charged with fondling 13- and 15-year old girls behind a middle school in San Antonio, TX.
*** MS-13 associate charged with murdering 9-year-old boy hangs himself in Washington, D.C. jail.
*** Three men with alleged ties to MS-13 indicted on charges of killing pimp in Alexandria, VA during a robbery: “Court documents said that [the victim] was a pimp who had just taken a woman from Maryland to Virginia for prostitution and that the men charged in his death were involved in a conspiracy to extort money from people involved in prostitution.”
*** Reputed Mexican Mafia leader Ralph “Perico” Rocha charged in Los Angeles, CA “with orchestrating a large-scale extortion scheme”: “Authorities offered few details on the nature of the extortion scheme, except to say that the charges stemmed from a larger investigation into organized crime.”
*** Street gangs using Twitter in their plots . . . “and the cops who track them are fast behind”:
Investigators are monitoring the traffic in hopes of sweeping up gangbangers before the bloodshed - and searching Twitter after attacks for clues. “It is another tool ... just like old phone records,” a police source said. “We can go through them [messages] to track these guys.”
Posted at 11:10 AM in Bloods, Drug Trafficking, Extortion, Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13),
According to a well-known guy who wears a red beret, Jeremiah Wright, Fr. Pfleger, Jesse Jackson, et al., have deep connections with the urban gangs. If you wanted to build a “domestic national security force” that—and this is important—WOULD BE WILLING TO FIRE ON OTHER (white) AMERICANS—who would you be giving tens of billions of dollars to through massive, unnaccounted-for slush funds in non-existent Congressional districts, etc.?
Well what would you expect from a political class that only goes after the middle-class depending on skin color using the title of War on this or War on that ; yet, when un-American trash such as illegal aliens, international drug running, terrorists and gangs are willing to strike back killing others, the masters of smart run the other way, being the cowardly girly men and whiny little bitches they are. If the Government really wanted to stop all this they could easily, the biggest impediment is that Government and Friends of Government profit from major criminal activity, either as an industry or funded programs. This is about a Government being un-Constitutional, in that some identity groups are exempt, others are more privileged with no equal protection under the law for the citizenry!
Government provides women with checks, so they can have babies out of wedlock.
Government provides free meals, daycare, and gang-recruiting venues with endless supply of fatherless boys, in so-called “schools” until the age of 16-18.
Government provides protectionist policies to jack up the price of drugs, prostitutes, etc., to provide untold wealth for gangs.
Government supplies tens of billions of dollars through “stimulus” funds, totally unaccounted for, for gangs to purchase weapons, vehicles, cell phones, computers, etc., etc.
We need the government to help us FIX THIS PROBLEM!
There are a million DOCUMENTED gang members in the US. 500k are Latino/Mexican/Hispanic, 400k are black, the remainder white or asian.
There is not enough prison space for the crimes they commit, and legalization of narcotics WILL NOT put these guys out of business. They have many enterprises they engage in and drugs are only one facet.
Adding more police is not the answer either. We have at least 3/4 million people who are considered law enforcement and they are very good at bringing gang members in for crimes committed. Judges and prosecutors are equally good at letting them out.
More prisons. Only when you remove the criminal element from society do you see a serious reduction in crime.
All this concern about so-called gangs is very disturbing. They are actually community organizations that have been slandered by the MSN. There are other organizations that are a real threat to America. Take the Boy Scouts for example. They are an openly homophobic organization, infiltrated by fundamentalist Christians, clinging to their guns and bibles. Talk about a real threat. Fortunately America is waking up to this threat and they are being banned from more and more schools. Bring on the Koolaid!
Don't look like illegals to me. Even Pena was born in the United States.
Can someone post pictures of the officer and “The Perps?”
It would put them out of the drug business. It would free up prison space occupied by non violent drug "offenders".
It's a start. Prohibition didn't work 100 years ago, it gave us the kennedys. It doesn't work today, and it's giving us ms13.
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