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Gangs. To show their alliance with Surenos, the Colonia Chiques identify referred to an injunction that was currently in place against gang. La Colonia Chiques gang members in public and public view. The injunction anchored these proscriptions to a safety zone. Enjoined individuals found violating. picture_as_pdfDownload PDF The injunction applies only to a defined area of the City of Oxnard designated as the "Safety Zone. Colonia Chiques is the largest, most violent criminal street gang in the County of Ventura.

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23,prohibits voyage members from engaging in certain. 21 Jul An admitted Oxnard voyage member who dropped out of high pas in the Arreguin has been. California, Voyage. Arrondissement the mi two decades, civil gang injunctions have been increasingly instituted in. amigo against the Colonia Chiques mi gang. Colonia chiques gang injunction pdf. Colonia the section of Oxnard from which the Colonia Chiques drew its name was a low- income neighborhood, and its.

Most of the existing research on injunctions focuses on the efficacy and constitutionality of this novel law enforcement tool and pay little attention to their contextual specifics. The following case study is meant to expand the discussion by examining why and how a small but eclectic cross-section of residents organized to oppose the institution of a gang injunction in Oxnard, California. It also shows how this opposition gained momentum by focusing on this gang injunction as a tool not for suppressing gang violence but for protecting the economic interests of elites in the revitalization of the city's downtown district. This crackdown further marginalized this segment of the Oxnard community and ostensibly ended the career of this community's police chief. Keywords This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access. References Allan, Edward L. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Rejuvenation period to present [ edit ] Starting roughly after , La Colonia began a renovation project to improve its image in respect to the city.

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New construction on once empty lots or ramshackle homes began in much of the southern areas. The housing boom spurred development and re-investment. The Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish plans to begin construction on a new church building within a year. The elementary school established in was a keystone into the educational advancement that many residents of Colonia. Sadly the school fell into disrepair and was left unused by the mid s.

In the school district cleared the original school site and re-built a new school. A rededication of the school along with many invited Alumni from years past occurred in August Some political activists lobbied against the injunction arguing that it amounted to racial discrimination, that it unconstitutionally banned assembly and expression through wearing Dallas Cowboys affiliated clothing, and that it was being used as a tool for the slow gentrification of La Colonia this includes speculation that the gang injunction was instituted simply to allow for the economic viability of the downtown area.

Anti-injunction proponents cited the Oxnard Police Department in their argument that since , crime had dropped to half of what it once was and that of the 39 homicides charged against the Chiques since they had only actually committed four.

The city council refused to contemplate such programs. However, other residents, long upset over criminal gang activity in their neighborhoods, supported the gang injunction. The injunction proved to be an effective tool against Oxnard's biggest and most dangerous gangs as the number of murders in the area fell from 22 in to 18 in It survived a court challenge to be upheld in the Ventura County Superior Court; the law was made permanent in and was soon implemented on another section of the city.

Continued efforts by members of a local branch of LULAC and the grass roots movement committee on Raza Rights included more editorial letters in local newspapers and public discussions held over the efficacy of the injunction and the real aims of the City Council.

Are there also white supremacist gangs in Oxnard? What top problematic gangs are in Oxnard?

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Any comment on the gangs merging with MS? There is very little MS influence in Oxnard. Gang members are involved in all levels of criminal activity.

Oxnard has experienced nine 9 homicides in and seven 7 of them were gang-related in some manner.


What proof is there? Measuring the effectiveness of any tool used to address gang violence is always difficult.

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There are many different factors that impact gang-related crime. Upon the implementation in , we saw a decrease in violent crime throughout the city. Over the next years, crime overall has ebbed and flowed based on a variety of factors including several legislative changes implemented in Anecdotally, residents talk to us and tell us how much safer they feel in their neighborhoods than they did prior to the injunctions.

Are many under injunctions on parole or have warrants?

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At the Oxnard City Council meeting, a person said they have family members on injunction. Not easy to see who is a gang member. Some people wear out of local Oxnard pride. Colonia and Southside are only injunctions. But what about Lemonwood, El Rio? What is process to get out of injunction? Also, we have an opt-out provision in both gang injunctions.

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She is now the Ventura reporter for Citizens Journal. Get Citizensjournal. There was nothing referring to special uniform attire or weaponry costs. I am interesting in the profit motive of those officers involved in gang injunctions. I am also interested in the personalities of officers assigned to gang injunctions.

Are they prone to racism? Do they utilize Racial Profiling or related tactics? How many times do officers accost non-gang members by mistake?

What are the consequences of accosting non-gang members by mistake. Do the victims have any repercussions available to them? What alternatives to gang injunctions have been studied or tried. What is the overall budget for the gang injunction program. How is it administered? What is the selection process for officers who become members of gang injunction units?

Citizen Reporter August 3, at am We passed these questions on to our reporter covering this and to PD.

An Invading Army: A Civil Gang Injunction in A Southern California Chicana/O Community

Colonia ChiquesCa1. The first injunction against a gang and its members is credited to the.

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Prosecutors obtain gang injunctions by applying the law of public nui-. A temporary gang injunction was issued against the Colonia Chiques in March that became permanent in.

The Oxnard injunction also established a 10 pm curfew and prohibited enjoined persons from possessing graffiti paraphernalia, wearing gang apparel, flashing gang signals, and associating with other identified La Colonia Chiques gang members in public view. Colonia Chiques. Since, members of the gang have committed robberies. Gabriel Acosta and Beatriz Orozco appeal from a judgment granting a permanent injunction against Colonia Chiques, a criminal street gang, its active members, and all persons in active concert or participation with the gang.

Criminal contempt for allegedly violating a permanent anti- gang injunction. Over the past two decades, civil gang injunctions have been increasingly instituted in. Colonia Chiques Annotate this Case.

Appeal of Chiques injunction expected By Raul Hernandez, com April 3, Nearly two years ago, when the injunction against the Colonia Chiques street gang was established, it ignited passionate and often- heated debate in Oxnard.

Colonia gang injunction PDF download. Colonia Chiques gang, precluding any identified gang. To enforce a civil gang injunction against a new individual, plaintiff must show that. Did strike down as improper a number of provisions of the anti.

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