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C2 Monitoring Centre of Isla Mujeres expanding after addition of 130 new cameras

Isla Mujeres, Q.R. — Isla Mujeres Mayor Atenea Gómez Ricalde laid the first stone for the expansion of the island’s C2 Control and Monitoring Centre. Due to the expansion of placed surveillance cameras around the island, the Centre also now requires an expansion.

Ricalde says that video surveillance was expanded with 35 new intelligent monitoring points and 130 new cameras. Aside from adding new cameras, the old ones were maintaned, which gives the island a total of 250 monitoring cameras.

The General Director of Public Safety and Municipal Traffic, Lourdes Espín Alarcón, said that with the expansion of the C2 building there will be more space for the installation of computers and screens, which will reinforce the permanent monitoring carried out by the personnel assigned to the area.

Mayor Ricalde lays the first stone for the expansion of the island’s current C2 Monitoring Centre.
Photo: H. Ayuntamiento de Isla Mujeres July 31, 2023.

The Command and Control Center (C2) is in charge of monitoring the video surveillance cameras of the Island Zone in order to prevent and detect crimes in real time.

The monitoring contributes to the construction of a safer municipality and joining the new model of citizen security promoted by the Governor of Quintana Roo, Mara Lezama Espinosa, she added.