After a brutal robbery, a knife chase, and a stabbing mortal The Orriols’ crime rate rose in just eight days to unsustainable levels. And the authorities are not waiting to act on this matter. This afternoon, the National Police deployed a major Orriols operation consisting of about 150 troops, including agents of anti-anxiety from the UIP, the public order control unit (UPR and GRIC), dog guides and agents from the Immigration Brigade, and uniformed officers from the Exhibition Police Station.
Because of this operation, there are 238 IDsThey have woken up to 10 drug charges and one of weapons possession; they are already under control of 11 cars; and there have been 7 arrests due to legal claims, violations of restraining orders, gender violence, or violations of immigration law.
Hours before the macro-policy intervention and as a warning, the delegate of the Government of the Valencian Community, Pilar Bernabe, explained that “in the coming days” the presence of security forces and bodies in this troubled neighborhood will be “more severe.” He has a deterrent intention and will try to increase the security of neighbors who are afraid of drifting in the neighborhood. “There is fear; when the night comes, the streets are empty, and the neighbors do not leave their houses,” he admitted to Levante-EMV, a resident of Orriols.
Meet the neighbors
Barnabas, who met with representatives of the fabric in the neighborhood, committed to “greater communication” between the police and those who criticized the corruption and non-stop engagement on the streets, such as Duke of Mandas, Padre Viñas, San Juan de la Peña, and Daroca, whose meeting is known as the “zero zone” Orioles.
However, despite complaints and feelings of danger from neighbors who still dare to walk these streets, Bernabé assured that Orriols does not have a higher crime rate than other neighborhoods in València.
“The situation in the neighborhood of Orriols is not only a matter of security; solving it is the responsibility of all administrations,” said the government delegate. So far, according to data from the National Police, Orriol neighborhood police effectiveness is “over 90%.
The work works; they has an effect, but it is possible to strengthen communication between key stakeholders in this situation From the next few dates, regular meetings of neighborhood groups and associations will be launched with the subdelegate of the Government of Valencia, as well as an initiative by the National Police to inform the elderly about the use of the Alertcops police application.
In this regard, from the platform of the neighborhood Places called Oriole in Lucha They positively appreciated the “knowledge that the government delegation has in the neighborhood” and the commitments reached within the framework of the meeting they also attended. Valencia hosts the Association of Neighbors of Orriols-Rascanya and the Gifts Association.
Finally, on the sidelines of this meeting, which will continue in January with the second meeting, the representatives of Orriols en Lucha emphasized the need to continue the intercouncil tables initiated in the previous mandate, which they consider to be “a basic tool for working on neighborhood structural problems.”