Wednesday, May 31, 2023

First week of Streets Without Violence plan: 13,000 preventive controls and 35 weapons seized

According to what Labor Minister Janet Jara announced this Sunday, in the first week of the implementation of the Streets Without Violence plan, more than 13,325 preventive controls have been performed, in addition to 35 weapons seizures.

The Foreign Minister told Meganoticeas that, based on the first results given by the Ministry of the Interior, “more than 13,325 preventive controls have been carried out in a very short time, considering the Streets Without Violence program which has been implemented in a short time in. over a week”.

Zara said that in these police controls carried out, “more than 500 violations have been recorded” and “35 weapons have been seized”, which he described as “very relevant because of the firepower associated with the presence of weapons in today’s spaces”. Something very dangerous is in the hands of criminals”.

“That is why we are also implementing the issue of disarmament, the voluntary delivery of spelled weapons that are not registered or have characteristics in a non-regulatory framework,” he said.

Furthermore, Jara reported in these sources that “337 people have been arrested” and insisted that “about half of those held had arrest warrants.”

Regarding the public interest and concern on the issue of public safety, the minister concluded that “it is relevant to take into account something, (…) I believe that with the resources that are being made available, What makes something happen is that, a few days ago, the Carabineros, who were celebrating their anniversary, also recognized this, we must try as a country to prevent this from progressing.”

Over understanding of security or lack of measures?

San Ramon’s mayor, Gustavo Toro (DC), explained that “as of today, we have no information about how it will be implemented: if the resources are going to come, or if it is going to be otherwise.” —at its opening—that more light and technology is to come”.

His co-religionist and community head of La Pintana, Claudia Pizarro, commended the move in the right direction by “strengthening patrols of the Carabineros in priority areas and increasing vehicle inspections” while guaranteeing that “we make available for authorization” “for the execution of initiatives.

The mayor of Pudahuel, Italo Bravo, agreed with him, noting that “there has been more police presence, more control, and supervision, and we believe that this is something that should increase.”

Meanwhile, from the Chamber, Security Commission member Raul Leiva (PS) assured that “this plan, which implies not only a takeover in different areas, marks a police presence, but also an active and proactive role Preventive identification checks by the police undoubtedly not only improve the perception of safety, but also improve criminal prosecution”.

His UDI counterpart Henry Leal explained that “It is a good idea, and I sincerely hope that it will have good results. However, we do not know the details of the plan, the local authorities, the mayors, the scope, and the equipment.” strategies, we don’t even know how and who will evaluate it”.

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