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Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Police Orthodoxy Changes Gears in B.C.


Shortly after the bomb ripped through the prominent gangster’s motor home – a dramatic escalation from the hail of bullets British Columbians have come to expect from organized crime – police arranged sit-downs with street-level gangsters and their bosses. Gunfire is one thing, but bombings, authorities made clear at the meetings, would not be tolerated.

Monday, May 14th, 2012

Figure Father by Andrew Ellis


Andrew Ellis directed, shot, and edited this short video about a man named Pedro Sodo who served years in the prison system for multiple assaults, drug offenses, and two homicides in the US and found himself rehabilitated through the lives of a few individuals he met on the inside. Since his release from prison in 2004 Pedro has been enable to find work. Through a counseling program he volunteers as a motivational speaker at high schools in Harlem…

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Inside The Bloods & Crips | LA Gangs


The streets of South Central Los Angeles charts the rise of two of the most notorious gangs in America: the Bloods and the Crips. Follow along as an emerging cocaine trade fuels staggering levels of bloodshed and the streets of Los Angeles begin to resemble a war zone. Exclusive interviews include Bloods founder T Rodgers; original Crip Angelo “Barefoot Pookie” White; former LAPD chief Darryl Gates; and LAPD gang unit veteran Tony Moreno.

Monday, May 7th, 2012

Inside The Triads | Chinatown Mafia


When Hong Kong mobsters, known as a Triad, move into San Franciscos Chinatown, the traditional Chinese underworld collides with modern American gang culture leading to a brutal turf war. With dead bodies piling up on the street law enforcement struggles to smash the secretive world of the Triads.

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

Inside The Irish Mob | Bullets Over Boston


Mobster James “Whitey” Bulger and his gang drew the FBI, local officials and Bostons Irish community into a web of corruption, double cross and murder that rocked the city to its core. The gritty truth behind Bulger and his fellow mobsters is exposed as NGC relives the investigation through archival footage and firsthand testimony from those closest with the gangster.

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Inside The Yakuza | Crime Lords of Tokyo


Shoko Tendo bears the mark of the yakuza inside and out. “When I was a child,” she recalls, “that’s when I realized. All the yakuza members who came to our house were covered in tattoos. That’s how I knew we were different.”

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

B.C. Gangster Gunned Down in Mexico


Chief Superintendent Dan Malo, the Officer in Charge of the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit, announces that Thomas Gisby, a high-ranking B.C. gangster was killed in Mexico.

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Crown Seeks 21 Years for Bacon Cocaine Conspircy


VANCOUVER – Abbotsford gangster Jarrod Bacon and his former father-in-law Wayne Scott are facing 15 to 21 years in prison at a sentencing hearing today in B.C. Supreme Court.

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Richmond Murder Victim was Charged for Aiding A Gang Leader’s Murder


A man gunned down in Richmond Wednesday was once charged in connection with the murder of Lotus Gang boss Raymond Chan.

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Iced: The Story of Organized Crime in Canada


Over 400 years of organized crime; from pirates off the Atlantic coast; outlaws, smugglers, bank robbers and horse thieves in the wild west; opium traffickers and white slave traders of the early 20th century; bootleggers during the era of prohibition; to the Italian mafia, outlaw motorcycle gangs, Chinese triads, and Colombian cocaine “cowboys.”