Plagued by Crime, Mexico Creates New Police Force
Shannon K. O'Neil
April 10, 2013
Members of the federal police participate in a ceremony to mark Federal Police Day in Mexico City June 2, 2011 (Jorge Lopez/Courtesy Reuters).
Since entering Los Pinos last year, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has wasted no time in pushing some of Mexico’s most-needed economic reforms through Congress, but the same has not been true for the government’s security strategy. Last week I spoke with Larry Mantle on KPCC’s “Airtalk” about Peña Nieto’s proposed new police force and what it could mean for the country’s security situation. You can listen here.
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