Marisa Mendoza

Marisa Mendoza is a PhD student in Political Science (Politics and Policy Concentration) at Claremont Graduate University. She has extensive expertise in government contracts and grant proposals to fund academic and support services in support of the Orange County Department of Education. Ms. Mendoza holds an Executive MBA from the Drucker School of Management, Claremont Graduate University and a Masters of Social Work (MSW) and BS in General Studies (English concentration) from the University of Southern California. She has a research interest in prison gangs and transnational organized crime and is fluent in Spanish.

Conference report on a half-day event entitled Homeland and Security at the Local Level - A Public Policy Conference held at Claremont McKenna College.

Although a number of cartels may be utilizing ultralight aircraft, seizure locations and authority reports most often attribute the use of this technology to the Sinaloa Cartel.

Mexican Cartel Tactical Note #31: Use of Burreros to Scale and Lift Up Border Fencing

Mexican Cartel Tactical Note #30: Marijuana Kettlebells and Catapult and Air Cannon Projectiles

Mexican Cartel Tactical Note #29: Vehicular Ramps Used to Bypass Border Fencing