Investigation and Analysis of Organized Crime

Riots and Violence Overwhelm Venezuela’s Police Stations

A new type of "pranato," or prison boss, is flourishing inside Venezuelan police stations, where riots, escapes, extortion rackets and killings are now common in holding areas. These makeshift... Read more

Mexico-Australia Meth Connection Reveals Fresh Crime Dynamics

Mexico crime groups are targeting Australia, where high methamphetamine prices are attracting...

El Salvador Flirts with 'Mano Dura' Security Policies Again

The new administration of El Salvador President Nayib Bukele has already shown that it will adopt...

Mexico Police Collude With Criminals to Kidnap, Extort Migrant

The recent kidnapping and sexual assault of a Honduran migrant woman sent from the United States to...

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