Secretary of state jason kander and the missouri state archives, a division of his office, hosted the program exploring the history of organized crime in kansas city on thursday, august 14, 2014, at 7 pm. When you hear the words organized crime, the first thing that comes to mind is probably the mafia and its five major crime families in new york city. The american mafia, an italian-american organized-crime network with operations in cities across the united states, particularly new york and chicago, rose to power through its success in the illicit liquor trade during the 1920s prohibition era. A brief history this was a time when america needed a new kind of agency to protect and defend against rampant.
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