"With all the homicides, people don't want to go out now like they used to," said Lt. Santiago, 34, who is a native of Orocovis.
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"In Iraq, your enemy is going to try to kill you, but when you catch them they're cooperative," he said. "Here in Puerto Rico, if you have to detain somebody for any reason, they are not very cooperative. They insult you and everything else."