The community police force teaches children how to use weapons. The Community Police. Members of the Community Police stand on the bed of a pickup truck during a night patrol in the town of Ayutla de los Libres, in the Costa Chica (small coast) region of the southern state of Guerre María Teresa Sierra. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) Policing in Mexico By Pedro Valenzuela on February 10, 2015 In this info-graphic, the Mexico Institute compares state and municipal police rates across the country. The Community Police is a community justice project in Guerrero's southern Sierra Costa region in Mexico. It is the product of a long social struggle and is in no way affiliated with the Mexican government. Tweet. Community Policing Award to recognize the efforts of police departments in advancing community policing. On Sunday, January 7, members of the Regional Coordinator of Community Authorities â Community Police (CRAC-PC) from the community of La Concepción in the municipality of Acapulco were ambushed by unknown individuals as they were passing the La Concepción municipal police station as part of their security rounds to protect a dance being held during... Read Full Article A community-focused policing program that has produced positive results in one of Mexicoâs most violent states suggests that alternative forms of policing could be a way forward to quell rising violence, but the question remains: can they help tackle organized crime? A Guerrero Community Police member looks at his mobile phone as he stands guard at an illegal poppy field, in Heliodoro Castillo, Guerrero state, Mexico. In this Feb. 4, 2018 photo, a young man being held by the "community police" vigilante force sits in an abandoned building turned into a makeshift cell for non-violent offenders, alongside bottles of river water used for bathing, in Ayutla de los Libres, in the Mexican state of Guerrero. This year, the members of the committee chose to highlight some ... New Mexico 1 Oklahoma 1 South Carolina 1 Arkansas 2 Illinois 2 Maryland 2 Michigan 2 New York 2 Utah 2 Vermont 2 Wisconsin 2 Arizona 3 Georgia 3 Massachusetts 3 Indigenous Justice Faces the State: The Community Police Force in Guerrero, Mexico. A second suspect in a Florida Keys murder was arrested in northern Mexico on Friday, six months after a man was fatally shot, police said. Fears that Mexicoâs controversial anti-narco âcommunity policeâ groups could themselves be co-opted by the warring cartels appear to be â¦ September 2, 2010 In 1995 the Mixtec and Tlapeneco people from three municipalities in the southwestern state of Guerrero, Mexico, came together to confront a wave of violence and insecurity that was striking the region.