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“Use of Force” Quiz Answers

November 21st, 2009

dfca0a019bc86e40So how well do you think you did? Let’s find out… Are you and the courts in agreement about what constitutes lawful use of force? Check your answers: Read more…

Tracy Barnhart Hot Tips, use of force

Use of Force True / False Quick Quiz

November 18th, 2009

40d71844358638e0Every day, law enforcement and corrections officers face danger while carrying out their responsibilities.  When dealing with a dangerous or unpredictable situation, law enforcement officers usually have very little time to assess that particular response to resistance and determine the proper response. In this training article good training can enable the officer to react properly to the threat or possible threat and respond with the appropriate tactics to address the situation, possibly including some level of force, if necessary, given the circumstances. Read more…

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13 Ways Gangs Use the Justice System Against Us

November 15th, 2009

 The following are actions gang members will use to get over on law enforcement and corrections officers while using the criminal justice system against us.  Read more…

Tracy Barnhart Gang Information, Hot Tips

Top Ten Rookie Officer Mistakes

November 15th, 2009

1d08f06d46e6a490Depending on the agency size and department manpower you may or may not be working alone. The following are some keys to success that you can place into your mental toolbox that will assist you in making it through. Take everyday as a learning experience and allow your mistakes to be tools to your success. Read more…

Tracy Barnhart Hot Tips, Mental Preperation

The Aryan Brotherhood

November 12th, 2009

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 “We Must Secure The Existence Of Our Race And The Future For White Children”

The Aryan Brotherhood (AB) originated in San Quentin prison in 1967. Originally, this gang was established to provide protection for White individuals from Black and Hispanic groups, most specifically the Mexican Mafia. Some of the original members of the AB migrated from a 1950s gang known as the “Bluebirds.” Other names used in the past were the “Diamond Tooth Gang” and the “Nazi Gang.”  Nnumbering about 15,000 members in and out of prison. In March 2006, four leaders of the Aryan Brotherhood were indicted for numerous crimes, including murder, conspiracy, and drug trafficking, and racketeering.  According to the FBI, although the gang makes up less than 1% of the prison population, it is responsible for up to 26% of murders in the federal prison system.

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Tracy Barnhart Gang Information, Hot Tips

Hot Tip - “Gangster Disciple”

November 9th, 2009

 

87f17d1b89c5e5aeThe history of the Gangster Disciples begins with Larry Hoover, who entered and rose through the ranks of the Chicago gang circuit in the 1960’s and took control of the gang in 1974 by leading a series of increasingly powerful alliances. He ended up running the gang from prison until he was transferred to a higher security wing in the 1990s. Hoover was born in Jackson, Mississippi on  November, 30, 1950. He moved to Chicago with his family in 1955. At the age of 16, Hoover joined a gang of 50 older youths called the Supreme Gangsters. Hoover and his Supreme Gangsters hung around their neighborhood at the corner of 68th and Green Street in impoverished Englewood on the South Side of Chicago. Hoover was kicked out of high school on the first day of his sophomore year, in 1965, after being shot in the thigh by a rival gang member. Read more…

Tracy Barnhart Gang Information, Hot Tips