Discuss the history of organized crime in America. Include in your discussion a definition of organized crime; a detailed, thorough example of a criminal organization currently operating in the United States; the types of crimes it engages in; and (if possible) who its leadership is. Include a discussion of rival criminal organizations.
Discuss the history of terrorism in America, and make sure to include domestic terrorism in your history (do not forget that prior to 9/11, the most devastating terrorist attack on U.S. territory was perpetrated by a fellow American). Detail the various terrorist activities and the organizations behind them that have taken place on U.S. soil.
Should the American government focus the bulk of its law enforcement resources on fighting organized crime, or counter-terrorism?
America should focus the bulk of its resources on fighting organized crime as these syndicates create more havoc and mayhem than any terrorist organization. These groups are responsible for a myriad of criminal activities including murder, extortion, racketeering, drug dealing, human trafficking, and other sordid offenses. These organizations operate year round without any delineation from their criminal ventures. Therefore, law enforcement should ensure that they appropriate their resources toward fighting these organizations throughout the year, which is hampered by focusing more on counter-terrorism.
Organized crime has been in America since the founding of the country. The definition of organized is any clandestine group that operates together working toward the similar goal of attaining wealth either monetarily or otherwise through illicit criminal activities committed by all members within the organization.
Discuss the history of organized crime in ...
The solution discusses if the American government should focus law enforcement on fighting organized crime or counter-terrorism.