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Latin American Police Association – Established 1961

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With a close knit Mexican-American community it has a strong cultural heritage and rich working class legacy that is the backbone of this Lower West Side ...

Survey Highlights Latin America Police Corruption - InSight Crime

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Jul 9, 2013 ... Transparency International's latest corruption survey highlights the extent of police corruption in Latin America, drawing attention to one of the ...

LAPA - Latin American Police Association | Facebook

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PO BOX 8023. Chicago, IL 60608-0023 ... LAPA - Latin American Police Association, Chicago, Illinois. 117 likes · 1 talking about this. LAPA is a fraternal ...

Militarized police violence in Latin America - Business Insider

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Dec 12, 2015 ... juarez mexico police Riot police walk through a cloud of smoke from a fire extinguisher during a protest over the 43 missing Ayotzinapa ...

Police Misconduct and Democracy in Latin America - Vanderbilt ...

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2010, Latin American Public Opinion Project, “Insights” series www. AmericasBarometer.org Page 1 of 5. AmericasBarometer Insights*: 2010 (No.33). Police ...

Using militaries as police in Latin America: A discussion on citizen ...

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Felbab-Brown argued that police reform across Latin America over the past two decades has often been at best deficient or has failed outright and that the lack ...

What To Do About Police Corruption in Latin America - InSight Crime

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Dec 17, 2013 ... Around 31 percent of Latin Americans say corruption is the main problem police face in their efforts to combat crime, according to research (pdf) ...

Dealing with corrupt police | Drive the Americas

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If you travel for any length of time in Latin America, chances are the police will attempt to extract a bribe. Police are often underpaid and find tourists an easy ...

Effectiveness versus legitimacy: Use of force and police training in ...

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Jan 5, 2016 ... Recent news of police misconduct in the United States has led to a revival ... [1] In Latin America, on the other hand, with a few exceptions, this ...

Police Reform in Latin America | Center for Strategic and ...

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Feb 29, 2012 ... Second, not all Latin American law enforcement institutions can protect citizens in this manner, given that in some cases they are tied to political ...

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Why the deaths of Latinos at the hands of police haven't drawn as ...

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Jul 18, 2015 ... Police shootings of African Americans, men in particular, outweigh those ... the state's largest city police department, 45% of officers are Latino.

The new 'police recruits' in Latin America: soldiers - CSMonitor.com

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Feb 8, 2014 ... Unleashing soldiers across Latin America may seem like an incongruity in a region that suffered from decades of military dictatorships and wars ...

Police Reform in Latin America: Implications for U.S. Policy

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a report of the csis americas program. February 2012. Authors. Stephen Johnson. Johanna Mendelson. Forman. Katherine Bliss. Police Reform in Latin America.