2017 INEGI homicide counts are of a preliminary nature and incomplete.
Detecting municipios with an unusual number of crimes should be the cornerstone of any crime fighting strategy. This website helps monitor crime spikes so that the Mexican government can take prompt action (LOL).
Crime is no uniformly or randomly distributed in Mexico, with this map you can find the crime hotspots in Mexico. See and understand where crime is happening, and don't believe anything the government tells you until you check out this interactive map.