Conflict & Justice

Mexican Drug Cartel Targets Police


Ciudad Juarez Security Force (Photo: Jesus Villaseca Perez/Flickr)

The police force is under siege in the Mexican city of Ciudad Juarez.

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Every cop on the force has been ordered to leave his or her home and move into well-defended hotels.

A drug cartel has been carrying out its threat to kill one policemen a day.

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Angela Kocherga who has been reporting the story for Belo, the Texas-based news corporation.