USD's Justice In Mexico Project Reports Homicides Decline Near US-Mexico Border
USD's Justice in Mexico Project (JMP), overseen by Department of Political Science and International Relations Associate Professor, David Shirk, released a report in April 2014 that tracked and summarized trends in crime rates throughout Mexico - particularly along the US-Mexico border. In addition to commenting on crime rates, JMP and Dr. Shirk have also provided commentary on deportation and drug regulations.
The following are links to media coverage of the Justice in Mexico's from April 2014:
- Stats Raise Questions about Obama Deportations, UT San Diego, April 3, 2014
- Tracing the US Heroin Surge Back South of the Border as Mexican Cannabis Output Falls, The Washington Post, April 6,2014
- Mexico: Homocides Decline Near Border, Report Says, NY Times, April 14, 2014
- Mexico's Crime after the Cartel Squeeze, UT San Diego, April 15, 2014
- Mexico's Drug Related Homicides Are Down But Not in Tijuana, KPBS, April 16, 2014
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