#1 20-year-old woman student is police chief of violent Mexican town10-20-2010, 11:37 AM
20-year-old woman student is police chief of violent Mexican town
Indo-Asian News Service, Updated: October 20, 2010 11:37 IST
Mexico City: A 20-year-old criminology student, the only candidate for the position, was designated as police chief in the violence-plagued town of Guadalupe Distrito Bravo, Mexican media reported Tuesday.
Marisol Valles Garcia took charge on Monday of security in the town, population 10,000, on the US border. The community is around 80 km east of Ciudad Juarez, itself regarded as the most violent city in Mexico.
The former mayor of Guadalupe Distrito Bravos, Jesus Manuel Lara Rodriguez, was killed on June 19 at his home in Ciudad Juarez, after receiving death threats.
Valles Garcia said she will not have to fight the drug gangs, which is the responsibility of other law enforcement agencies. Instead, she will pursue preventive programmes in neighbourhoods and schools, and she will be in charge of reclaiming public spaces for the community.
Read more at: http://www.ndtv.com/article/world/20...-town-61051?cp
10-20-2010, 12:36 PM--Odysseus
Sic Hacer Pace, Para Bellum.
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