Baja California Governor Marina del Pilar Ávila Olmeda announced the appointment of a retirement fund for state and municipal police officers. This council will manage 250 million pesos.
The governor reiterated the importance of the social security and proper retirement that police officers must have, which is why since she was Municipal President of Mexicali she promoted the creation of a fund that combined payments by the state and officers.
Baja Californians have the right to public security, but also, as a society, we must give our police offers the necessary conditions so that they can carry out their work. One of these is to give them social security so that both they and their families can be certain that they are protected.
For his part, Secretary of Finance of Baja California, Marco Moreno Mexia explained that the 250 million pesos are the seed capital that will be able to be increased as time goes on.
That is why an interinstitutional technical council was set up where the Secretariats of Finance and Citizen Security, the Judicial Counseling, the Administrative Office, the State Attorney General Office, and police officer representatives, among others, will be the ones who will define the rules and look for strategies so that the fund can grow.
The president of the Police Federation of Baja California, Alejandro Monreal Noriega, thanked the Governor for her initiatives and stated the timely historical achievement of being able to create a retirement fund for police officers from different organizations.
Lastly, he stated that the establishing of this technical council, approved budgets will be able to be guided to make them yield so as to cover the social benefits that police officers require.
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