All About Police Reform

EL SALVADOR / 25 OCT 2016

Many police in El Salvador are resigning and some are seeking asylum abroad, an indication of officers' dissatisfaction with poor working conditions as they continue to be called upon to…

BRAZIL / 17 OCT 2016

A recent academic study argues that state institutions directly contribute to Latin America's high levels of violence to a much greater extent than contemporary scholarship has suggested, potentially providing a…

PERU / 14 OCT 2016

Police corruption and involvement in criminal activities remains widespread in Peru, a dynamic that could be contributing to growing perceptions of insecurity among Peruvian citizens.

MEXICO / 6 OCT 2016

A recent report has found that nearly one in ten of Mexico's police officers may be unfit for service, underscoring how continuing flaws in local security forces have contributed to the…

HONDURAS / 30 SEP 2016

Honduras is looking to double its National Police within the next six years, an ambitious yet questionable plan given previous underwhelming attempts at police reform and the perennial issue of corruption.

HONDURAS / 26 SEP 2016

An internal investigation alleges that 81 police officers in Honduras, including high-ranking officials, have been working for an MS13 gang leader and participated in horrific crime sprees that include the…

POLICE REFORM / 22 SEP 2016

The people entrusted with enforcing the law in Venezuela regularly make the headlines as suspects or alleged accomplices, facilitators or perpetrators of serious crimes, a sign of the advanced deterioration…

HONDURAS / 21 SEP 2016

Honduras' police reform commission has asked the Attorney General's Office to investigate over 500 officers for their alleged involvement in a range of crimes, but it's unlikely the country's notoriously…

HONDURAS / 29 AUG 2016

A newspaper in violence-plagued Honduras investigated why Nicaragua enjoyed a much lower homicide rate and credited its neighbor's relatively professional and efficient police force for keeping the peace. But the answer…

ARGENTINA / 16 AUG 2016

The suspicious death of a police officer and a recent confrontation between border guards and allegedly crooked cops are adding to long-standing concerns about corruption in Argentina’s provincial police forces.

HONDURAS / 4 AUG 2016

The Honduras Police Reform Commission has released a first assessment of the new online denunciation platform in its latest move to try and purge Honduras’ corrupt police, revealing officers were most…

PERU / 2 AUG 2016

Nearly one hundred members of Peru's national police are under investigation for their alleged participation in a series of extrajudicial killings, illustrating the dangers of inculcating and rewarding violence within…

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