The Beniel City Council has held the XI Local Security Board, where the Police Coordination Table against Gender Violence has been set up.
After the municipality's adhesion to the VioGén system last May, the constitution of this body will strengthen the coordination between administrations and security bodies, with the aim of continuing to fight against this social scourge.The Local Security Board has been chaired by the mayor of the municipality, Mª Carmen Morales, and the secretary general of the Government Delegation, Francisco Jiménez.
The meeting was attended by María Luisa Barreda, responsible for gender violence in the Delegation, as well as the highest representatives of the Local Police and Civil Guard in the town.
Also the councilors of the city council of the areas of Local Police, Social Services and Equality. Both administrations have underlined their commitment to eradicate any form of gender violence and new collaboration mechanisms have been established for this.
During the meeting, the good trend of crime indicators in the town was highlighted, which have been reduced by more than 20% compared to the previous year, both serious and minor crimes, as well as the total number of criminal offenses. The first mayor has stressed that "the work of the security forces and bodies are essential to protect citizens and ensure compliance with the law." Morales thanked "the great work performed by the Beniel Local Police, as well as the work of the Civil Guard in the town, whose collaboration has been reinforced since the beginning of the pandemic."
Source: Ayuntamiento de Beniel