A group identifying as the elite arm of the Cartel de Jalisco de Nueva Generación that is run by Nemecio Oseguera Cervantes "El Mencho". México refuses to admit it has a narco insurgency on its hands and the US doesn't want to label these types of groups as terrorist. pic.twitter.com/kM7fuCAdWr— EDC NEWS (@EDCNEWS2) July 18, 2020
If the US will not fund police, something else will fill the void. Here's an example of a nation with a weak police force.