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One Hundred Police Officers Detained

Mexican soldiers have detained over 100 police officers in Nuevo Leon, a state bordering Texas.  They are being held and investigated on suspicion of aiding drug traffickers in what appears to be the latest effort of President Calderon's administration to dispatch the military in fighting drug cartels.

For further information, see:
Soldiers arrest Mexican police in anti-drugs swoop (Reuters)
Officers arrested in Nuevo Leon (San Antonio Express)
Mexico drug cartels feud erupts (BBC)