Deaf Police Fight Crime in Mexico

mexicoNicknamed the “Angels of Silence,” the Oaxaca police department’s squad of 20 deaf police officers reviews security camera footage for clues about crimes that are about to happen. In addition to their ability to read lips, these officers are quicker to pick up on visual cues of nervousness and suspicious activity.

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