20-year-old becomes top cop in violent Mexican municipality.

Got A Girl Crush On: Valles Garci


“We are simply going to talk with them, with the people, with the families, giving them confidence so they will quit being afraid, so they can leave their houses. We have hope that we are going to exchange fear for tranquility and security.”

Valles Garcia was the only applicant for the position of police chief in Praxedis, a northern Mexican town with a population of 8,500. She plans to lead a police force of 13 people, most of them women. More here.