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JDI Latin America and Caribbean Unit


Supporting research on crime and citizen security, and the professional development of policing in the LAC region.


The JDI LAC Blog

The JDI LAC Unit Blog is a platform where Unit members and affiliates may publish short pieces related to crime and citizen security in Latin America and the Caribbean. These publications aim to showcase the research and activities of LAC Unit members, as well as to critically engage in the conversation on crime and security in the LAC region.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact any of the person(s) below:

Editorial Board: Gonzalo Croci (gonzalo.croci.18@ucl.ac.uk), Dr Patricio R. Estevez-Soto (patricio.estevez@ucl.ac.uk) and Juliana Gomez-Quintero (juliana.gomez.18@ucl.ac.uk)

Please note that views or opinions expressed in this blog are the authors own and do not necessarily represent the views of UCL, the Department of Security and Crime Science or the JDI LAC Unit.