The excessive use of force by Mexico city law enforcement agencies: corruption, normal abuse and other motives

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Silva Forné, Carlos;
  • Publisher: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas
  • Journal: volume 9,issue 1,pages3-21issn: 1870-0578
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.mexlaw.2016.09.001
  • Subject: Motivations | Law | Uso excesivo de la fuerza | Corrupción | Excessive use of force | Human rights violations | Corruption | Motivaciones | Violaciones a los derechos humanos

Abstract: Although several factors have been cited to explain the excessive use of police force, its relation to corruption has yet been little explored. This is a serious omission when dealing with law enforcement agencies in which corrupt practices are both widespread... View more
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