K. Mennem

K. Mennem is a Reader contributor. See staff page for published articles.

Visduh June 10, 2012 @ 9:18 p.m.

Typical. Big crackdown and then when attention wanes, nothing really happens. Over the many decades I've lived in this border region, I have lost track of the number of times the TJ police department has been cleaned up and "reformed." Massive firings of cops every time, yet a few years later it's back in the same old fix.

Years ago it wasn't about drug trafficking, it was about simple stuff like shakedowns, prostitution, sales of illicit contraband, and really basic stuff. And even then the corruption was impossible to eliminate. With all this drug money sloshing around the country, can all misery be eliminated? I doubt it.

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U.S. Fugitive Nabbed by Border Patrol

A suspect wanted for a double murder was apprehended while trying to cross back into the United States from Tijuana ...

figueroa June 12, 2012 @ 9:11 p.m.

This is Honestly some B.S. I've experienced alot trough Tijuana and it had never happened nothing to me. It is a very comfortable city specially at night. All CNN fans and viewers this is some B.S. I believe is the most Exotic city during the night life. F... this see you guys all in ALEBRIJE & CHEERS :)

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