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La Comunitaria

Héctor Adolfo Quintanar Pérez | Guerrero, Mexico

A member of the community police watches over the community jail. Most members of the police have no experience or professional training.

The indigenous community of Rincon de Chautla is located in the municipality of Chilapa, Guerrero. There, the villagers have formed community police that include children, old men and women to defend themselves against the cartels that attack them with violence. The most dangerous cartel in the region is "Los ardillos", a criminal group that is dedicated to drug trafficking, kidnapping and extortion to the people.

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