• Gfdh
    1950s and 1960s. No executions occurred in the US between 1967 to 1976. In 1972, the Supreme Court effectively nullified the death penalty, and converted the death sentences of hundreds of death row inmates to life in prison. In 1976, another Supreme Court ruling found capital punishment to be...
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  • Jesse James
    to think maybe Bob was dead. Cole Younger was once a member of Jesse's gang. However, he had been captured after the Northfield holdup and was sentenced to life in Minnesota State Prison in Stillwater. Bob Younger was shot at Northfield and when Jesse recommended shooting Bob to ease the pain...
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  • Motorcycle Clubs and Organized Crime
    . White Prison Gang Identification Task Force. 26 Nov. 2010. Pagans Motorcycle Club < http://whiteprisongangs.blogspot.com/2009/06/pagans-motorcycle-club.html>....
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  • Why Drugs Should Be Legal
    illegal makes little difference. Nevertheless, $15,000,000,000 goes directly into drug prohibition every year, and has very little effect. Very much money is spent to pay police narcotics officers, fund the D.E.A., and house drug-offenders in prison. The prisons are full of drug-related criminals...
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  • Neighborhood Watch Research Study
    Neighborhood Watch Research Study As we evaluate the effectiveness of the neighborhood watch program in the City of Bird Island, Minnesota we will try to persuade the mayor of Bird Island of how effective the neighborhood watch program has been thus far. Over the past few years the crime...
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  • community base corrections
    1970's as a way to offer offenders, especially those leaving jail or prison, residential services in halfway houses. The first state community correction programs began in Oregon, Colorado, and Minnesota as pilot projects with very little government-funded support. They diverted nonviolent...
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  • La Incarceation Comments
    another of his priorities - improving Louisiana's dismal investment in public schools. "It's no great mystery," said Hainkel, a believer in education's crime-fighting virtues. "The State of Minnesota has the highest rate of college graduates and the lowest rate of individuals in prison." Not...
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  • Legislation
    Osmond Vannarath Com2, ITT Tech, M, 6pm – 9pm April 26, 2010 Final Draft Legislation In early 21st century United State, marijuana should be legalize because taxing on marijuana (like taxing on tobacco) can increase government budget cuts, the U.S. prison population is six to ten times...
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  • Let the Punishment Fit the Crime
    in healthy families. Restitution as a principle of justice appeals to both liberals and conservatives. Liberals like the idea that the penalty involves something more meaningful than just going to prison. Conservatives like the idea that the penalty involves holding offenders responsible for their...
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  • Capital Punishment
    penalty. I also feel we should have the death penalty because sometimes incarceration is just not enough. The story's about the gang rape and the rapist/kidnapper mention above is proof in my option that we should have the death penalty. Even life in prison is too good for those people. The point...
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  • Squirrel Attack
    , 1899 – January 25, 1947). * Erminio Capone (1901 – ?). Called "John" or affectionately "Mimi". He served prison terms for minor offenses such as vagrancy and illegal possession of alcohol. He changed his last name to "Martin" and reportedly was still alive in 1994.[citation needed] * Umberto...
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  • Juvenile Problems
    the members are involve in, such as, Graffiti, clothes, color, tattoos, hand signs, signs and symbols, gang initiations, and gang initials. The Latin Kings, aka, the Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation (ALKQN, ALKN, LKN) is one of, if not, the largest and most organized street and prison gang in...
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  • Mafia in Kansas City
    position in the government when the governor of Missouri was out of the state. Lazia’s gang took over the polling places from Mike Ross. Lazia was very smart and very organized. Soon he wanted some of the profits that the slot machines and night clubs that he was controlling for Pendergast. Pendergast made...
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  • Prohibition of the 1920's
    as the Volsted Act, which got its name from its sponsor, Representative Andrew Volsted of Minnesota, was created to eliminate the use of alcohol in the United States. In doing this, the proponents of prohibition hoped to end the social problems associated with alcohol, such as domestic abuse. "It...
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  • Prohibition
    Day Massacre in 1929, in which gunmen executed seven rival gang members dressed as police, the public saw Capone as a truly evil and bad man. In 1931, Capone was indicted for tax evasion and sentenced to ten years in prison along with substantial fines. At first he went to Atlanta prison, but after...
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  • my dick
    carried him in my mind as the logical product of our prison system." Panzram was born on June 28, 1891 in East Grand Forks, Minnesota (Gado). He was one of 7 children born to German immigrants, Johann and Matilda Panzram. During his early years before being sent away for the first time, Panzram was...
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  • Jesse James vs. Al Capone
    . During the raid of the bank in Northfield Minnesota the gang encountered troubles as noted earlier. Jesse himself was shot multiple times in the ribs and arms before retreating into the woods. Jesse was shot and wounded many times throughout his career. Al Capone was never shot and rarely actually had...
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  • Gangs
    members, impacting communities across the United States. 11.Incarceration of gang members often does little to disrupt their activities, since high-ranking gang members are often able to exert their power on the street from within prison. Sources: 2008 National Youth Gang Survey Background on...
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  • Community Policing and Community Justice
    of a non-violent offense, gang members, and sex offenders. The volunteers for this project make a commitment to the attendance of training and work with the offenders for at least one year prior to their release from prison upon reentering their community. The inmates are mentored by the volunteers...
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  • Should Juveniles Be Tried as Adults
    As many as 200,000 youths charged with crimes today are tried in adult courts, where judges tend to be tougher and punishments harsher — including sentencing to adult prisons. But with juvenile crime now on the decline, youth advocates are seizing the moment to push for major changes in iron-fisted...
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