December 9, 2009

Ten men were killed in Chihuahua on Monday, including four who were shot in their car on their way back from the funeral of another individual who was executed, and a man shot while in the hospital according to the Sub Attorney of Justice of the...

December 7, 2009

Around 5pm on December 3rd, elements from the Federal Police, Judicial Police, two groups from the State Police, and other government forces- making up the Mixed Unit to Combat Drug Dealing (Unidad Mixta de Atención al Narcomenudeo, UMAN) - where...

December 7, 2009

Ronald K. Noble, Secretary General of the International Police (INTERPOL), visited the installations of the Center for intelligence and Command Center for the Federal Police. He was accompanied by the Secretary of Public Security, Genaro García...

December 4, 2009

A new generation of narcotraffickers is at the frontline of the Arellano Felix cartel. In an attempt to displace the Sinaloa cartel from Tijuana, they waged a merciless battle against ex-subordinates that where allied to the Sinaloa cartel. For the...

December 3, 2009

According to El Universal, the proposal of President Calderon to dissolve the municipal police was not well received in the Chamber of Deputies, after being deemed as a “simplistic idea” and “unacceptable.” Though there was some support for...

December 1, 2009

According to El Universal, Twenty-eight trucks that would be used as municipal police patrols were set ablaze in the parking lot of a dealership by unidentified subjects at midnight on Monday. Public Security Secretary of Tijuana, Julián Leyzaola...

November 24, 2009

Members of the “Los Zetas” not only supply drugs to mid-level drug dealers or ‘narcomenudistas’, of Tepito, but also arms for their gunmen. According to La Reforma citing a report from the Intelligence Agency of the Office of Justice of...

November 19, 2009

In the past year, the country’s prison population increased by almost 9,000 inmates, 70% of them connected to drug trafficking. However, this statistic contrasts with the arrests of the suspected drug traffickers reported by the government and does...

November 17, 2009

According to La Reforma, on November 10, Raúl Plascencia Villanueva produced protest in the Senate as the new Chairman of the National Commission of Human Rights (CNDH) for the period from November 16 of this year to  November 15 2014. At the press...

November 12, 2009

From Édgar Ávila of the newspaper, El Universal, is an article summarizing comments made by officials in the signing of the “Boca del Rio” commitment letter, a collaborative effort to fight crime. According to the general coordinator of the...