Recent InSight Crime articles by SWJ El Centro Fellow Steven Dudley

Recent InSight Crime articles by

SWJ El Centro Fellow Steven Dudley

Folk Singer's Death Shines Light on Nicaragua Police Corruption

Monday, 09 July 2012

The investigation into the July 2011 murder of Argentine folk singer Facundo Cabral has unveiled a devious criminal network based in Nicaragua— a country that many consider a model for avoiding high-level mafia infiltration— which may involve the country’s celebrated police force.

Video: An Interview with Nicaragua’s Police Chief

Monday, 09 July 2012

Nicaragua is the poorest country in Central America and has the smallest police force, yet its murder rate is the lowest in the region, and its police are seen as a model for others. On June 19, InSight Crime interviewed national police chief Aminta Granera about the challenges facing the region and her country.

Why Mexico Police Reform Could Defeat Even Colombia’s Ex-Top Cop

Monday, 09 July 2012

Retired Colombian police chief General Oscar Naranjo makes a sexy choice as a security advisor for Mexico's President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto, but the bureaucratic and political challenges Naranjo will face in Mexico may surprise him and strangle his attempts to reform the country's security forces.

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