http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com...in-americas-security-gap-2014nov26-story.html What happens when the government isn't able to provide adequate police protection, or when the protection they do provide is rife with corruption? Then the private sector takes over. For-profit businesses that provide armed security. We're talking everywhere, to drive children on a bus safely to school or to guard a truck full of Coca-Cola. The crime in many parts of Mexico is that bad. This is a really good article, I suggest you read it.