Brave steps against police corruption in Mexico

August 31, 2010 11:20 am

Nearly 10 percent of Mexico’s Federal Police have been fired as part of President Felipe Calderon’s war on drugs, according to Reuters. Deputy Police Chief Facundo Rosas explained that 3,200 policemen were fired for failing to “carry out duties established […]

Witness Protection – Mexican protection in turmoil

December 7, 2009 1:10 pm

The importance of effective controls over witness protection programmes has been highlighted recently by the killings of two police confidential informants in Mexico city in the space of just two weeks. As reported by Associated Press, Edgar Bayardo was shot […]