Álvaro Obregón, CDMX: New self-defense group emerges in the Álvaro Obregón neighborhood.

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In the town of Santa Rosa Xochiac, delegation of Álvaro Obregón. An alleged self-defense group monitors the streets of the community
“There came a point where we were fed up with everything that happened, we are obviously a peaceful population, but in recent years everything here has thus fallen practically into the hands of crime, ”said one of its members.
This group of halcones, made up of approximately 250 people, is located in the town of Santa Rosa Xochiac, in the Álvaro Obregón neighborhood.

This group carries out surveillance work, where they use a drone for and have access to the security cameras of the majority of the inhabitants of the town. The supplies, communications equipment and gasoline are paid for by donations from the inhabitants, although none receive a salary for this activity.
Some of its members even have guns.
When attending emergency calls, this group of people ask for the support of police officers from Mexico City.
According to the founders of this group, with their presence crimes have drastically dropped, especially robberies in the public transport sector as well as local businesses.
The mayor of Álvaro Obregón made it clear that this “Grupo Halcón” does not work in coordination with them. And refused to acknowledge that there is a high crime rate in the town of Santa Rosa Xochiac.
Sol Prendido Borderland Beat   Source

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