Law Enforcement Scenario Analysis

May 17, 2019

Nicaragua: US citizen arrested during anti-government protest killed in Prison

SITUATION A 57-year-old Nicaraguan American man arrested in May last year during an anti-government protest was killed by a bullet in a prison near Managua where he was being held. Nicaragua’s interior ministry said the incident in La Modelo prison began in the early afternoon when a group of prisoners...

 

May 14, 2019

Crossbow German deaths: Two shot through heart, one in neck

SITUATION Two German medieval combat enthusiasts killed with crossbows were shot through the heart with arrows and a third fatally through the neck, reports say. The three were found in a hotel room in Bavaria on Saturday, along with three modern crossbows. Two were used to fire the arrows, prosecutors...

 

May 14, 2019

Afghan TV Journalist Shot Dead In Kabul

SITUATION A well-known Afghan television journalist was shot dead in broad daylight in Kabul over the weekend, prompting an outcry from women's rights advocates. Mina Mangal, who worked for several Afghan television channels and later became an adviser in Afghanistan's parliament, was apparently en route to work early Saturday morning...

 

May 10, 2019

Mauricio Lezama: Colombia Filmmaker Shot Dead Reporting Documentary on Violence.

Mauricio Lezama SITUATION A Colombian filmmaker, Mauricio Lezama, was shot dead while making a documentary on the victims of violence in the north-east of the country by four-armed unidentified men. According to reports, Mauricio Lezama was conducting interviews and compiling testimonies from the people who suffered violence during the civil...

 

May 8, 2019

Shooting at Maximum Security Prison in Guatemala 7 dead and 17 injured.

SITUATION At least seven people were killed and 17 injured after a riot broke out at a prison near Guatemala City. According to the officials, Guatemala's security forces regained control at the Pavon maximum security prison in Fraijanes municipality, Guatemala. "Security forces have already entered and have regained control of...