Bandidos, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Times discussed on Free Talk Live


We're talking about the banditos. We're talking about the regulators, the Vikings, the 3000 boys, and apparently there's four other names They didn't put into this article. In a story about the Los Angeles Times reporting that the Los Angeles County has itself about eight different deputy secret societies. These are groups of sheriff's deputies. Who have been using violent, intimidating tactic similar to street gangs, which, of course, we know that the police generally are similar to street gangs, regardless of the level of violence that they use they are using in monopoly, and they do have a monopoly on violence and given geographic area. And surprise that leads to some behavior that in the case of Los Angeles, which is the largest, you know as Faras, or one of the largest by square mileage. Biggest cities in the United States, like Los Angeles is much larger in mileage from what I understand, then say, New York City where there's a lot of sort of built up a lot of tall buildings were not to say that there aren't tall buildings in Los Angles. There's a lot more sprawl. I guess you could say in l A. And so there's a ton of cops there and amongst this particular Mentality they are, you know, sectioning themselves off into competing gangs and actually attacking one another, according to allegations, according to This is the Board of Supervisors listed requested the list of payouts which has totaled by the way million's dozens of millions of dollars. So 55 million in settlements over the last 30 years, 21 million of that in the last decade. And so they requested that information. This was after there was an attack by members of the Bandidos who assaulted other deputies during an off duty party in 2018, where one deputy was knocked unconscious. Sheriff Alex Villanueva has said he's put measures in place in February that prohibit deputies from participating in clicks. But prom's off today We're just going home done. There's now ah provision in place, he wrote. He wrote something down on a sheet of paper. He may have even typed it up, he said in a statement. Quote the fact that I've had to address these issues which have been festering since 1990 Is an illustration of the failure of past sheriffs from addressing the issue head on, he said in a statement, adding that he transferred leadership personnel from at least one station to combat the clique problem and was holding employees accountable if they failed to uphold the new policy. Is a better a solution. I mean, these were secret societies. Right? So I mean, they're used to acting a secret. Fire them all. Yeah. That's the point that he didn't make. In his statement. He said he transferred people from one station to another fire them. They literally created a secret gang of people within a secret gang of people that engage an extra violence. He can't fire them. He can He choose, not hitch has not will happen. If he does. Well, sometimes you have to put your life at risk to do something good. Well, that that's not why he became sheriff. He became sheriff power. I have no response. You're correct. Most likely. That's likely what's going on here because you don't get up to be sheriff in a county with eight gangs. Unless you've appeased some of the gangs, right like you, you've got to do somebody some favors. If you're going to be in that position and not be messed with, right, you've got to do whoever. Whichever one of these eight gangs is the toughest gang you want to be on their good side. As the sheriff, I presume, right? Like you're the sheriff. You have the toughest gang on your side. Yeah, but you don't know who's who's who right. Like, so that's why you fire them all and bring in new people who are on your side. Well, they're not thinking that way and that there's no guarantee that who you bring in is already going to be on your side. True you're dealing with with people that you don't know. You know, like when it when it comes to taking down a president, you know, like like Nicolas Maduro from from Venezuela. What if his right hand man puts a gun to his head and takes him down? Like all the protection in the world of whatever military ALS or soldiers that he's got isn't going to stop that from happening. If this guy is like, that's why these people become so paranoid, right? Sure. Because that can actually happen to them. I mean, yeah, It happens all the time about all the time, but it happened can it can happen, so they get super paranoid And so, like, you know, those sorts of things could happen in a sheriff's department, right? Like you don't know who your lieutenants are. You know you've worked with him for a long time. But how do you know that one of them didn't just join the Bandidos? And swear an oath of allegiance to the Bandidos to do whatever it is the Bandido say. And What's he going to do? Maybe he won't put a gun to your head and blow your brains out. Maybe it will be something more subtle. Maybe they'll plant some evidence. You know that You did something that you didn't do and turn it over to the so who knows? You know what she's people are capable of. So whether this sheriff's in on it or whether he's just living in fear of what the gangs might do to him. He's not doing anything serious. Here. He is transferred leadership personnel from at least one station. This is Paddington Station, at least one so it could be to quote, combat the clique problem. That's how he's combatting it. He's just going to move some bureaucrats around. But there are eight of these gangs what they're saying. So presumably, there are at least eight precincts and we don't know exactly what the policy is. But he's saying he's holding his employees accountable if they failed to uphold the new policy. Yeah, How's that? We're going to do to hold them accountable. Exactly. That's like, you know, weasel words by the Oh yeah, we're holding our employees accountable. What do you mean by that? Well, we have written them sternly worded letters. You were a bad.

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