MEXICO CITY. With the aim of having a greater proximity with citizens, strengthening security conditions and reducing the incidence of crime in Mexico City, the Secretary of Citizen Security, Omar García Harfuch, and the Secretary of Government, Martí Batres Guadarrama, carried out the start of the “Program for Strengthening Priority Quadrants”.
During the ceremony in the southern part of the city, in the Tlalpan mayor’s office, the head of the Secretariat of Citizen Security of Mexico City, Omar García Harfuch pointed out that of the 847 polygons into which the city is divided, 126 quadrants were chosen priority that concentrate approximately 40 percent of the crime incidence.
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He stated that “the actions to be carried out will generate an important impact on the perception of security of the citizenship, so the results that we obtain will allow a positive impact on said perception and increase the confidence of the population of Mexico City, and of course in the City Government ”.
In the southern area of the city, 109 patrols will be deployed, which will be distributed as follows: 47 in Tlalpan, 14 in Xochimilco and 48 in Iztapalapa, there will also be 29 motorcycles.
The Strengthening of Priority Quadrants began to advance more in security, under the principles of proximity, investigation, attention to causes and respect for human rights indicated by the Head of Government @Claudiashein. There will be 520 new patrols at 126 points. pic.twitter.com/k6QETj0jPp
– Martí Batres (@martibatres) September 12, 2021
On the other hand, the head of the Government Secretariat of Mexico City, Martí Batres, during the start of the program in the downtown area of the city, in the Nonoalco Tlatelolco neighborhood, in the Cuauhtémoc mayor’s office, made the symbolic delivery of 191 patrols that will be assigned as follows: 47 in Miguel Hidalgo, 48 in Álvaro Obregón, 48 in Gustavo A. Madero and 48 in Cuauhtémoc.
In addition, he indicated that in these four municipalities 55 scooters will also be delivered and 400 SSC personnel will be deployed for the corresponding security tasks and added that the strategy “is based on proximity police, investigation, attention to the social causes of the problem. crime and respect for human rights.
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Under these four strategic lines indicated by the Head of Government, Dr. Claudia Sheinbaum, we will be working on the various government areas involved in the tasks of the “Program for Strengthening the Priority Quadrants.”
It is worth mentioning that, as part of this strengthening program, the assignment of 520 patrols in total is contemplated, of which there are already 300 initially; in addition to the allocation of 3,000 portable radios.
Accompanied by neighbors from Topilejo, in @TlalpanAl, our Secretary @OHarfuch presented the strategy of 126 #QuadrantsPriorities with which we will reinforce the infrastructure, the state of force and the proximity work in #Our city
– Pablo Vázquez (@PabloVazC) September 12, 2021
Within the framework of this program, the work of the SSC police officers will be focused on the police presence and dynamic patrolling for the prevention of crimes; foot-to-ground tours in streets and areas with difficult access; continuity in the work of gathering information for the identification of drug outlets, black money orders, illegal alcohol outlets, which represent sources of violence; and collaboration in the detection of problems in the urban environment.
The Secretariat of Citizen Security reiterates its commitment to implement prevention actions, rapprochement and proximity to citizens, operations and investigation, as well as to address citizen complaints that allow the main generators of violence to be stopped.