The Mayor of Totana, Isabel Maria Sanchez, sent a letter to the government delegate in Murcia, Rafael González Tovar, which is not required to close the service to the citizens of the Civil Guard barracks in this city for hours night, a decision which went online yesterday night.
The City Council of Totana is known, local police sources, the Civil Guard barracks will only be open to the public Monday through Friday from 6:00 to 22:00 hours, Saturday and Sunday 9: 00 to 14:00 and from 17:00 to 20:00 hours, respectively.
Thus, before the closure of these facilities for emergencies, residents should call 062 to request the provision of any service.
Apparently, this decision of the Government delegation is due to the lack of Civil Guard troops there in the Region of Murcia, which has worsened as a result of the recent opening of the prison Campos del Río, explained the lord.
The mayor explained that this is an unprecedented and unjustifiable in a municipality with more than 32,000 inhabitants and precisely coinciding with the period of summer that increase residents not only in the urban areas but in The Gardens and other rural areas, precisely where you need to increase surveillance.
For Sanchez, this rule does not even have doors effective nighttime is not according to political advertising to improve public safety, and expressed his strong opposition to the decline in public safety and effective compensation of vacancies necessary for the safety of the new center prison.
The mayor said that "we are satisfied with the opening of the center of Campos del Rio, but this should be a provision of the necessary strength and a decrease in effective public safety affecting towns like Totana."
Sanchez said that the City is confident that the government delegate, Rafael González Tovar, react to this situation and demand the Interior Ministry's troop strength in the prison without detriment to the civil guards of Posts and This of Public Safety in the Region of Murcia.
For this reason, announced that it will raise a motion of the Mayor at the first plenary of the new legislature, requesting that the restoration of the hours and services that historically have served in the Civil Guard barracks in Totana, and the increase the strength of the Civil Guard after the fates of various agents outside the municipality.
Sánchez Ruiz has requested an initial meeting with the representative institution of the Government in Murcia to address this and other matters related to public safety in the municipality.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Totana