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Police arrested 2 drug-trafficking suspects in Motul. Photo: Courtesy Motul, Yucatan — In a large counter-narcotics operation with...
Accused of misusing public resources, a Tekax police commander has lost his job.
When police pull over drivers to collect bribes, the effect is chilling.
Two motorcycle cops, who were apparently stopping motorists between Hunucma and Sisal, have been fired and charged with extortion.
Although there are vacancies in the municipal police department, hiring police officers is "quite difficult," said Chief Mario Arturo Romero Escalante.
State police used a helicopter Wednesday in a search-and-rescue operation when two Canadians and an Australian were stranded in a nature preserve.
Eleven municipal police concluded a basic-English course taught in coordination with the Directorate of Economic Promotion and Tourism.
Municipal police broke their silence and accused the municipal administration of withholding much-needed pay raises for three years.
Militarized authorities in camouflage were in full force Wednesday, not to seize drugs or arms, but apparently counterfeited "Gorditos Yucatecos."
The state's 4,000 police officers are getting 50-percent raises, and the attorney general's office is getting an infusion of new personnel.
The state attorney general today formally recognized a group of 60 forensic scientists and police officers who completed a training course in Crime Scene Investigation, a U.S.-Mexico collaboration under the Mérida Initiative.
For 20 municipal police officers, summer means continuing to improve their English-language skills.
The facade "rescue" plan continues in the Centro Histórico, and so do the graffiti doodlers. But municipal police say vandalism is down these days.
Two burglary suspects were nabbed by police, who say they caught them in flagrante delicto in a Santa Ana home that sits behind the twin mansions.
Mérida's municipal police are the first in Latin America to have electric cars as part of its fleet.
For painting graffiti on five Centro Histórico facades, a suspect detained by Mérida police was sent back to the scene of the crime 36 hours after his arrest.
With the help of their canine unit, police are making near-daily arrests in the Historic Center, said the director of the Municipal Police, Mario Arturo Romero Escalante. Most offences are for small amounts of pot.
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