During the meeting, emphasis is placed on the coordination of public forces |
The mayor of Mazarrón, Alicia Jiménez, has received this Wednesday the Government delegate in Murcia, Diego Conesa, who has attended an Extraordinary Security Meeting convened at the request of the City Council.
During the same, the mayor has transmitted to the delegate the needs that in matters of citizen security poses the municipality, especially in the summer months.
The meeting was also attended by the Director General of Public Safety of the Region of Murcia, José Ramón Carrasco, the Local Police mayor, Isabel María López, the first deputy mayor, Pedro Martínez and senior local police and Civil Guard.
Decrease in criminality
After the meeting both mayor and delegate have confirmed a decline in crime data in the municipality.
From January to May, the number of crimes, both minor and serious, fell by more than 11% in relation to the same period of the previous year.
Data that has also corroborated the general director of the Autonomous Community who said that from January to June this year the number of calls received in 112 from Mazarrón fell by 8%.
The government delegate has confirmed the reinforcement made by plainclothes agents in the municipality at times and places of greater affluence such as Sundays of market in Puerto de Mazarrón, or during evenings and weekends on the Paseo Maritimo.
Barracks of the Civil Guard
Another issue that the mayor, Alicia Jiménez, has dealt with the delegate, Diego Conesa, has been related to the construction of a new barracks of the Civil Guard of Puerto de Mazarrón.
At the meeting it was agreed to complete all the necessary municipal reports that allow the demolition of the old building and raise a new one maintaining the appearance of the historic facade.
To this end, it has also been agreed to update an agreement that needs to be reformulated in terms of economic values.
Solutions to tackle illegal street vending
Likewise, both the City Council and the Delegation have unified positions in order to increase and coordinate the actions that are carried out to address illegal street vending.
In this regard, the Chief of the Local Police has been notified of a greater intensification of the patrol's actions in the areas of greater incidence, as confirmed by the mayor, who has also indicated that in case of infractions from another area, it will require the reinforcement of the Civil Guard.
The members of the Extraordinary Security Board this Wednesday have also met with representatives of the Merchants' Association to discuss this matter.
Said meeting also counted the presence of the councilor of Commerce, Marisol Vivancos.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Mazarrón