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Allow nothing in your life you cannot walk out on in thirty seconds flat if you spot the heat around the corner. Heat 1995 starring Al Pacino & Robert DeNiro & Val Kilmer & Tom Sizemore & Diane Venora & Amy Brenneman & Ashley Judd & Mykelti Williamson & Wes Studi & Ted Levine & Jon Voight et al, director Michael Mann
When these guys walk out the door of whatever score they’re gonna take next they are gonna have the surprise of a lifetime. ibid. Pacino
I told you I’m never going back. ibid. DeNiro
Listen up! This is what will happen. We’re going to Houston and we’re gonna sell the shit. ’Cause this little $15,000 won’t last. Until then, I’m gonna hold on to the blow. One False Move 1992 starring Bill Paxton & Billy Bob Thornton & Cynda Williams & Michael Beach & Jim Metzler & Earl Billings & Jimmy Bridges et al, director Carl Franklin, Pluto to Ray
Suspects sought for murder of six in L.A. ibid. newspaper
In Oakland, California, a drug war is raging. Sheriffs and dealers are locked in a daily struggle. The reason … cocaine. Dope s2e1: America’s Cup of Coffee, Netflix 2018
The city’s downtown is on the up. Dot.com companies are moving in, bringing workers with expensive tastes. New bars and clubs are opening in the centre. ibid.
Cocaine use in the US is at a 10 year high. ibid.
Los Angeles, California: cocaine capital of the west coast. Federal agents pursue traffickers by land and sea. While dealers fight to cash in. Dope s3e3: No Face, No Case
San Ysidro is one of four key drug corridors into the US from Mexico. ibid.
Hollywood’s streets are neither paved with gold nor safe. Crime is rife. Work is hard to come by. Drugs Inc s3e7: Hollywood High, National Geographic 2012
Cocaine, Heroin and Methamphetamine come up from the border to this part of LA. Here it is kept in stash-houses. ibid.
The Mexican cartels exert a powerful grip on the drugs scene in Hollywood and LA as a whole. But they have competition. ibid.
The party-set prefer their heroin smoked. ibid.
LA Country has 1,000 [marijuana] dispensaries. ibid.
Total annual homeless in LA County is 200,000. ibid.
Crystal Meth: it’s one of the most addictive substances on the planet. It does more damage to the body than heroin or crack. It’s cheap, it’s easy to make, and it’s everywhere. ibid.
Colby has been using Crystal Meth for thirteen years. Now he injects himself three times a day. Drugs Inc s4e1: San Francisco Meth Zombies
Approximately 15 million people in America have tried Meth. ibid.
In the new millennium the summer of love has become the winter of addiction. And in the heart of the city the gay community is struggling to recover from a meth epidemic. ibid.
Now the Mexican cartels are intent on taking over super labs hidden in the depths of Mexico and perfecting the process of industrial meth production. ibid.
LA gang member Homie deals coke to some of the world’s most famous faces. Homie’s first move is to visit the stash house. Drugs Inc s6e3: Cocaine White Gold, 2014
In the USA over four million people regularly use cocaine. This powerful stimulant is worth more than gold. ibid.
The Asian cartel has been poisoning San Francisco with meth for almost twenty-five years. Drugs Inc Compilation: Cartel Chaos
Make your mark in this world, son. Always be your mom’s protector. And no matter what you hear about me, you keep moving forward and never look back. Shot Caller 2017 starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau & Omari Hardwick & Lake Beell & Jon Bernthal & Emory Cohen & Jeffrey Donovan & Evan Jones & Benjamin Bratt & Holt McCallany & Juan Pablo Raba et al, director Ric Roman Waugh, father’s letter
He fell from up there on the motherfucking cab. Shit. I think he’s dead. Collateral 2004 starring Tom Cruise & Jamie Foxx & Jason Statham & Jada Pinkett Smith & Mark Ruffalo & Peter Berg & Bruce McGill & Irma P Hall & Barry Shabaka Henley & Richard T Jones et al, director Michael Mann, cab driver
I can’t drive you around while you’re killing people, man. ibid.
Foxx: What are you?
Cruise: Indifferent. ibid.
I do this for a living. ibid.
Oakland County Jail: for many life here means making a choice – join a gang or live without protection. Extreme Prison Gangs, 2013
Alameda County’s Santa Rita Jail near Oakland houses four thousand inmates. ibid.
Oakland has a serious gang problem. ibid.
There are hundreds of cliques and gangs in California. ibid.
The deputies walk through each of the tanks where thirty-six men are double-bunked behind mesh for the night. ibid.
The city of Oakland, California, has one of America’s highest crime rates. ibid.
The Yard is all about territory. ibid.
Their clashes can be deadly. ibid.
The shot-caller is the one in charge; he runs the Dorm. ibid.
By being placed in protective custody the dropouts are already marked by the red jumpsuits they wear. ibid.
If we don’t back each other up, the risk is too high. Dope Game II 2003 starring David Dyno Rocha & Jose Rosete & David Petersen & Chris Angelo & Victor Zaragoza & Raul Martinez & Karl J Arana & Carl Washington, directors Jose & Eduardo Quiroz, rozzer to rozzers
You guys don’t run the city, we do. ibid. bent rozzer
A master burglar and his elite crew. He planned it for months, executed it to perfection, and stole millions from an ultra-secure bank. When the smoke cleared, $8,000,000 in cash and jewels was gone. Masterminds s1e6: Laguna Niguel Heist, History 2003
In the centre of town sits the United Bank of California. In the ’70s this is where Laguna Niguel’s wealthy residents store their cash, stocks and jewellery. ibid.
The mastermind behind this amazing burglary was Amil Dinzio. ibid.
Dinzio is arrested ... Dinzio the mastermind is sentenced to ten. ibid.
A mastermind assembles America’s greatest gang of professional bank robbers. They target one of the richest banks in America. Masterminds s1e11: The Stopwatch Heist
Mitchell and his crew now target the Bank of America in California. ibid.
Mitchell returns to the US back to the only job he knows. ibid.
Barring another miraculous escape he won’t be eligible for release until his 115th birthday. ibid.
In 1980 there was a sudden wave of very very large bank robberies all up and down the California coast. Really the only clue that it was the same gang doing all of these robberies was that one of them wore an oversized stop-watch around his neck. Greg Weston, author The Stopwatch Gang
Born in the Californian prison system Nuestra Familia is considered one of the most lethal street gangs in the world. A gang with history. Tightly wrapped in loyalty and shrouded in secrecy. You did what you were asked no questions. Outlaw Empires s1e5: Nuestra Family, Discovery 2012
A feared outlaw empire on the streets of America. ibid.
My purpose in life is to be a gang member. ibid. gangsta
Nuestra Familia continues to thrive. ibid.