90% of the Police in Municipality in Chihuahua Quit because of the Violence [in Spanish]

Animal Politico, 7/18/12

In the municipality of San Francisco de Conchos, Chihuahua, 90% of the police force quit on Tuesday due to the recent wave of violence; the officers said that they lacked equipment and plans to confront the violence. The municipality, which has about 3,000 people, had 12 murders in the past 4 weeks.  Only four policemen remained on staff, and federal and state police were sent in and will remain until new police can be hired.

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