City of Las Cruces Las Cruces Police Chief Miguel Dominguez. Mexico City Police Chief Wounded In Daylight Assassination Attempt Using .50 Cal Rifles & Grenades Amid Mexico's spiraling cartel and drug war vio Mexico’s president - who has promised, but so far failed, to “pacify” a country that last year suffered a record 34,582 murders – expressed solidarity with the police chief. The police chief of Cuernavaca, Morelos, was murdered by gunmen on Thursday night. Mexico City's chief of police was shot and injured and two of his bodyguards killed in a dramatic assassination attempt early on Friday that he quickly blamed on one of Mexico's most powerful drug gangs, the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG). Police officers are seen near a vehicle after a shooting in Mexico City, Mexico, June 26, 2020. Heavily armed gunmen attacked and wounded Mexico City's police chief in a brazen operation that left an unspecified number of dead, Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said Friday. Mexico City's Secretary of Citizen Security Omar Garcia Friday suffered a gunshot attack at approximately 6h38 local time on the Paseo de la Reforma avenue in Mexico city. MEXICO CITY (AP) — The police chief for the Mexican Caribbean state of Quintana Roo has been pushed out in the continuing fallout from shots fired during a protest in the vacation destination Cancun. Before being named Mexico City police chief, he spent several months as the mayor’s intelligence co-ordinator. Mexico police open fire on femicide protest in Cancún Four journalists injured in clashes in Caribbean city Murder of 20-year-old woman was latest gender-based killing Juan David Juárez López, 49, was eating at a taco restaurant in the state’s capital when he was shot six times. VIDEO; JUAREZ, Mexico (CNN)-- The mayor of Juarez announced Friday that the city's police chief is stepping down after receiving death threats from local drug cartels. MEXICO CITY -- Dozens of gunmen believed tied to the hyper-violent Jalisco New Generation Cartel deployed for a complex, multi-point dawn ambush meant to kill Mexico City's police chief … (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte) Heavily armed gunmen have ttacked and wounded Mexico City’s police chief in a brazen operation that left three people dead Mexico City police chief Garcia Harfuch appeared at a news conference on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, returning to full-time to work one month after a brazen attack left him with three bullet wounds and his two bodyguards and a bystander dead. Cerrado en ambos sentidos Paseo de la Reforma a la altura de Monte Blanco, en Lomas de Chapultepec, de la alcaldía Miguel Hidalgo en la #CDMX, luego de una balacera que ha … MEXICO CITY — The police chief of a small town near Mexico’s border with the United States has been arrested on suspicion that he was involved in the massacre of … Mexico City's chief of police was shot and injured and two of his bodyguards killed in an assassination attempt early Friday. He blamed the CJNG drug cartel. A vehicle in which Mexico City's security chief, Omar Garcia Harfuch, was riding, is riddled with bullet holes June 26, 2020. MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico City's chief of police was shot and injured and two of his bodyguards killed in a dramatic assassination attempt early on … Mexico City police chief survives assassination attempt . MEXICO CITY (AP) — A high-sided construction truck and a white SUV pulled into the path of Mexico City’s police chief just as dawn was breaking Friday on the capital’s File Photo courtesy of the Mexico Prosecutor OfficeEPA-EFE FILE - In this April 16, 2017 file photo, Omar Garcia Harfuch speaks during a press conference at the Mexican embassy in Guatemala City. MEXICO CITY—Heavily armed gunmen attacked Mexico City’s police chief along the city’s most famous boulevard on Friday morning, in a failed … Mexico City Police Chief Omar García Harfuch was wounded this morning after he and his bodyguards were attacked by a group of armed men, Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum reported on Twitter. When men refused to take the police chief position in Meoqui, Garcia Quinones stepped forward. Gov. Three people were killed, but the intended target survived with injuries. Mexico City Federal Police Building. The police chief himself received three gunshot wounds and several fragmentation injuries. A police vehicle arrives to the place where an abandoned vehicle that is believed to have been used by gunmen in an attack against the chief of police was found, in Mexico City, Friday, June 26, 2020. Brazen attack by drug cartel in which 3 died is blow to government’s security strategy. Mexico City's police chief believes gunmen affiliated with a violent drug cartel were behind an attack on him on Friday. Heavily armed gunmen attacked and wounded Omar Garcia Harfuch in a brazen operation that left an unspecified number of dead, Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said Friday. The city's public security chief Omar Garcia Harfuch suffered three bullet wounds as he and bodyguards came under heavy fire around dawn in an … But Garcia Quinones was not the only woman who has stepped up to the plate in Mexico. See the latest updates, context, and perspectives about this story. Police Chief … On May 29, 2009, the Federal Preventive Police name was changed to Federal Police, and some duties were added to it. The Federal Police was created as the main Federal Preventive Police in 1999 by the initiative of President Ernesto Zedillo (1994–2000) to prevent and combat and to enforce the law that drugs will not run around on Mexico's streets.