A Discussion With Genaro Garcia Luna
The Woodrow Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute cordially invites you to the latest “Dialogues with Mexico” discussion with Mexico's Secretary for Public Security.
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The Mexico Institute was proud to host a book presentation by Genaro García Luna, current Secretary of Public Security in Mexico. Mr. García introduced his book, “A New Model for Security in Mexico,” which traces the numerous reforms of Mexico’s public security system and federal police during the administration of President Felipe Calderón.
Mr. García was appointed to his current Cabinet position in December 2006 and has overseen a dramatic transformation of Mexico’s federal police force. Prior to this he served as the head of Mexico’s Federal Investigation Agency (AFI) where he contributed to the agency’s expansion and professionalization. He has also held numerous leadership positions in Mexican law enforcement agencies
The Mexico Institute seeks to improve understanding, communication, and cooperation between Mexico and the United States by promoting original research, encouraging public discussion, and proposing policy options for enhancing the bilateral relationship. A binational Advisory Board, chaired by Luis Téllez and Earl Anthony Wayne, oversees the work of the Mexico Institute. Read more