Drug cartel threatens to kill an officer a day
Police in Mexico's most violent city were moved to guarded hotels for protection
The Toronto Star
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — Police officers in Mexico's most violent city have been forced to live in guarded hotels after targeted attacks last month killed at least eight officers and wounded three.
The mayor of Ciudad Juarez, Hector Murguia, made the move to protect all 2,500 members of the city's police force as a local drug cartel threatened to kill an officer a day.
Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Full story: Drug cartel threatens to kill an officer a day
Recommended for you
Join the discussion
PoliceOne top 5
- DC cops' body cams won't be on while they monitor inauguration demonstrators
- Slain Fla. officer's cuffs used to arrest suspect
- Pa. cop sues Wal-Mart over termination for carrying gun on duty
- Details emerge in shooting of Ariz. trooper by driver he sought to help
- Video: Alleged Fla. cop killer refuses lawyer, shouts profanities in court