Well, that didn't take long, did it. Tijuana's tough, no nonsense police chief Julian Leyzaola has been replaced by the mayor-elect. It was to be expected – it's happened with previous cops in Tijuana who have made headway, and Leyzaola said himself he thought he'd be removed. (Story in title of post)
One silver lining in all of this: Leyzaola's deputy will take over, and he was recommended for the job by Leyzaola himself. Whether allegations of brutality, torture and the like continue remains to be seen.