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Public Security and Impunity in Mexico: The Local Police as Problem and Solution

Roundtable report
Roundtable report

The World Justice Project and the Wilson Center Mexico Institute co-convened a virtual roundtable on
September 23, 2020 to discuss the interrelated problems of impunity and insecurity in Mexico and the
role of municipal police forces as both obstacles and agents of change. Following Chatham House rules
of non-attribution, this brief prepared by the World Justice Project Mexico team highlights some
of the main issues and practical experiences and proposals for reform raised in the meeting.

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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