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Police will review this Thursday priority projects that require execution

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Police units will meet this Thursday, October 5, in a general workshop to analyze their institutional needs, according to Interior Minister Juan Zapata.

The official pointed out that there is a budget of $ 1,200 million and projects must be presented so that President Guillermo Lasso, through a decree, establishes that the acquisitions be by special regime or in an emergent manner.

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More than $300 million will go to the renewal of the vehicle fleet and there are about $10 million to buy buses and trucks, he said.

In addition, the applicants, who will enter the police training school at the end of the month, will be provided with uniforms, vests, weapons, and ammunition.

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Regarding the future of the police high command, Zapata reiterated that it was an announcement made by Lasso before he took office.

“If some of them (19 generals) are minimally involved in any of the processes, both the one carried out in the Higher Police School, the one carried out in the Prosecutor’s Office and there is even a commission that has been set up in the Assembly National (…) we’re to a click to send, whoever it is, in the hierarchy that it is, but it also has to go through that due process, ”he explained in an interview in Quito Radio, this Wednesday.

Despite the fact that Lasso announced on September 23 the dismissal of Generals Freddy Goyes and Giovanni Ponce from the Police, last Monday, both participated in a meeting that Zapata held with the high command of the police institution.

Regarding the femicide of María Belén Bernal, allegedly at the Police High School in Quito, by her partner, Germán Cáceres, who is a fugitive, Zapata pointed out that gender-based violence must be eradicated by restructuring the educational model. with the support of international organizations, as well as state entities.

Interpol published on its website the red notice of Germán Cáceres

He invited social groups to participate in the development of public policies so that femicides do not continue to occur.

Last Saturday, civil society groups carried out a march that ended at the Police headquarters, in the north of Quito, where the departure of the leadership of that entity was requested, but also that they be included in the formulation of policies. against the murders of women. (YO)

Source: Eluniverso

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