Queretaro, Qro. The state government announced an investment of 4,000 million pesos in the security strategy proposed by the current administration.
The pool of public resources is aimed at strengthening infrastructure, technology, as well as equipment and capacity development, announced the governor, Mauricio Kuri González.
The investment, and the security model, provides for the construction of a Central Command Center: which will integrate three state-of-the-art buildings, will house a world-class training area, as well as a police training center that is expected to have the latest technological advances for their preparation, specialization and training. One of the buildings will integrate the new headquarters of the Secretariat of Citizen Security (SSC).
Kuri González stated that this strategy seeks to prevent crime through investments in technological systems, such as the use of drones, video surveillance schemes, security arches, remote license plate readers, data banks, together with the modernization of reaction and operation centers.
The security model will have 3,500 monitoring points on both streets and avenues. As well as 64 state-of-the-art road arches that will have the function of recognizing vehicle plates.
A cybersecurity platform will also be included, which will facilitate the massive handling of data and information, collecting them in real time and systematizing them.
Likewise, 18 hangars will be established for remote surveillance drones, with state-of-the-art technology; a Hybrid Data Transport Network (RTDH) that will be made up of microwave links with almost 200 kilometers of fiber optics and transmission antennas.
In addition, there will be 95 video surveillance stations; 10,000 neighborhood safety kits, which will include alert buttons and WiFi cameras, these devices will be placed in the neighborhoods with the greatest problems and will be linked to the command centers.
“Our country is covered in blood, we have to shield Querétaro, to maintain peace and tranquility in our state,” he declared during his speech.
During the investment announcement, the head of the Executive Secretariat of the National Public Security System (SESNSP), Leonel Efraín Cota Montaño, highlighted that home robbery is one of the state’s challenges, because of the 12 crimes measured by federal institution, in this crime the entity is in red, while in the remaining 11 it is in green.
He contextualized that the state reports substantive progress, because it has 100% of the certified elements of the local security corporations.
“It is an area located in the most problematic region in terms of security, it is the central part of the country, I must distinguish that due to the results we have had in this process (…) we observe that the results here are excellent,” he commented.
Currently, he explained, Querétaro has about 2 police officers for every 100,000 inhabitants, however, the goal is to reach 2.8 elements.