Monday, October 25, 2010

There's A New Sheriff In Town

Marisol Valles Garcia (AP Photo/Raymundo Ruiz)

20-year old Marisol Valles Garcia was named the first female police chief of Praxedis G. Guerrero, a Mexican border town laden with drug violence. She was the only person who accepted the position which, after 28,000 drug cartel related deaths over the past 4 years, has left most people scared and intimidated. Ms. Garcia, a student studying Criminology, hopes to hire more female officers and take a different approach to policing. One resident stated "well, let's see what a woman can do..."

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