Marina del Pilar attends graduation of new police officers of Baja California

The governor of Baja California highlighted the work by state officers and stressed her commitment with improving labor conditions

Marina del Pilar Ávila Olmeda, governor of Baja California, reaffirmed her commitment with the security of her citizens by leading the graduation ceremony of 174 officer cadets at the state’s Formation and Training Police Center, who are all part of the State Forces of Citizen Security and Penitentiary Custody.

In her speech to the graduates, families, and society at large, Marina del Pilar stressed the importance of the work carried out by Baja Californian police officers to create a state with greater security for all people, in which girls, boys, and teenagers can grow up in peace and harmony.

“What we are witnessing here today is a vocation to serve. This vocation of people with uniform who are looking for the peace and tranquility of the families of the state who has seen them grow and develop, who has seen them build their dreams and form families,” the state governor told the new police officers.

Marina del Pilar stressed the comprehensive formation that the cadets received, which was carried out thoroughly and willingly to protect the people of Baja California and serve people with character, loyalty, humanity, empathy, and temperance.

“The governments of the Fourth Transformation are, before everything else, promoters who guarantee peace of wellbeing, harmony, and honesty. We work for and from the people, and we understand that peace and security can only be guaranteed if there is justice and wellbeing,” the governor added.

In addition, she reiterated that the commitment of the government of Baja California is to improve labor conditions and benefits for all state police officers, allocating the necessary resources to provide these benefits to those who have a right to them.

For his part, the Secretary of Citizen Security of Baja California, General Leopoldo Tizoc Aguilar Durán, stated that there are now 11 cadets at the State Forces of Citizen Security (FESC), 57 cadets at the State Forces of Citizen Security and Penitentiary Custody, and 106 new police officers who are part of the municipal police of Mexicali, Tijuana, Ensenada, Tecate, Playas de Rosarito, and San Quintín.

The state official stated that, in addition, 17 police trucks and a Black Mamba type of vehicle were delivered to FESC to strengthen the operatives by this state organization. 80 tactical bags, 423 kneepad pairs, 500 elbow pad pairs, 500 handcuffs, 500 feet cuffs, 91 gas masks, 500 tactical lamps, 346 batons, 10 ballistic shields, 91 ballistic helmets, 2 drones, and 900 uniforms were also delivered.

At this event the following people were present: State Congresswoman, Rosa García Zamarripa; Tecate mayor, Édgar Darío Benítez Ruiz; the State’s Attorney General, Ricardo Iván Carpio Sánchez; the Secretary of Citizen Security of Tijuana, Fernando Sánchez González; Commissioner of the State Penitentiary System, María Elena Andrade Ramírez, among other public officials.

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