Florida is a state in the southeastern region of the United States, bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the north by Alabama and Georgia and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. areas of Florida where the Italian/American crime families operate are Tampa, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach County and Broward County, etc...
Organised crime has been prevalent in Florida since the late 1920's/ early 1930's when the mafia took advantage of the law enforcement which at the time wasn't as well trained as northern forces, didn't have the resources needed to combat organised crime and some local sheriff departments were corrupt.
Many crime families in the northern states have operations based in Florida, and some members of the Crime families own a second home in Florida. This category is for members of crime families who had operations based in Florida past and present.
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