Felon: a person who committed a crime, typically one involving violence, regarded as more serious than a misdemeanor, and usually punishable by imprisonment for more than one year or by death.
financially stable: a reasonably secure job with a comfortable income and some money put away each month as an investment toward retirement.
enforcement: the act of compelling observance of or compliance with a law, rule, or obligation.
ambush: a surprise attack by people lying in wait in a concealed position.
demographics: statistical data relating to the population and particular groups within it.
protesting: express an objection to what someone has said or done.