Mexican Police And Their Encounter With The Notorious Cartels

Mexico is an incredibly popular tourist destination but there are some parts in Mexico which are hotbeds for drug related crime. An often quite brutal and terrifying crime. There are many cases which were captured on a body cam of police officers which had encounters with the drug cartels.

3. The Juarez Cartel


It was founded in 1970 by Amado Carrillo Fuentes, the Juarez Cartel is one of Mexico’s most notorious and violent criminal gangs, and is responsible for smuggling a massive number of drugs, such as heroin and cocaine.

4. Amado Carrillo Fuentes


Fuentes who was known as the ‘Lord of the Skies’ – died in 1997 during a plastic surgery operation, and the cartel was taken over by his brother, Vicente. He was arrested in 2014. Although he is still behind bars, he remains in charge.