| It will be located on Calle Mayor and will improve the care that officers have been providing to their neighbors in modern facilities | The Governing Board has approved the awarding of the adaptation works of a premises for the creation of a new Local Police Barracks in Espinardo.This new space that will increase security in the hamlet and improve the care that the Local Police of Murcia has been providing to its neighbors, will be located on Calle Mayor number 56 and will offer modern facilities adapted to the multiple procedures that are carried out out daily.It will occupy an area of ??160 square meters with reception, administration, office, living room, toilets and other dependenciesThese works, which will be carried out in 4 months, will be carried out by Construcciones y Contratas Constregui, with an investment of 106,480 euros.In this way, work continues to improve public services in all districts and neighborhoods.This action is part of the Citizen Security Improvement Plan, thanks to which work is being done to create 135 new positions, which will allow the staff to be made up of around 700 agents.Thus, the improvement of infrastructures continues, which was expanded in 2017 with the opening of the La Alberca Barracks and the Local Police mobile park.It must be remembered that at the Governing Board on May 22, the hiring of 9 new vehicles was approved, while at the April 29 meeting, the acquisition of the first two electric motorcycles from the Local Police for the Ecological Patrol was approved.In addition, last March 13 new mobile units were presented to agents: 8 motorcycles, 4 vans and a truck, which were added to the existing ones, reaching 282 units.In 2016, 2 SUVs, 13 passenger cars, a mobile radar car for speed controls and 5 motorcycles were added to the fleet.
In 2017, 7 SUVs were added to increase the police presence in the rural and mountain areas of the districts.
Last fall the Murcia Local Police included two drones in their equipment to monitor areas of difficult access, devices that can reach up to 72 km / h and ascend to a height of 6,000 meters.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Murcia