Mexico’s Law Enforcement

Mexico’s Law Enforcement Officials

Two Primary Federal Police Agencies

Federal Police

Most important Police force in Mexico.

Controlled by :Secretariat of Public Security (SSP)

Preventive police for with significant powers for investigating crimes

The Ministerial Federal Police

premier investigative arm of the Attorney General of Mexico

Federal District Police

Over 90,000 officers

State Police

25,000 officers

The average wage of a police officer is $350 per month, which means that many police officers supplement their salaries with bribes (make as much as a construction laborer)


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