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Mayor highlights improved security for Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres, Q.R. — The construction of the new complex of the General Directorate of Public Security and Transit has been completed. Isla Mujeres Mayor Atenea Gómez Ricalde, says it is a project that dignifies the work of the elements of the Municipal Police.

“We are taking care of those who take care of our people, so it is a priority to provide our security forces with the best working conditions,” said Atenea Gómez.

The newly constructed Police House includes bedrooms, complete bathrooms and a kitchen area so that the police have adequate facilities. The property also includes the construction of a Civic Esplanade, highlighting the commitment of the Atenea Gómez government to strengthening civic values and citizen participation.

In announcing the newly completed Police House, Gómez also mentioned that the expansion of the C2 Control and Surveillance Center building began. She says it is a fundamental step to improve the monitoring and response capacity in emergency situations.

“The safety of our citizens is paramount and this investment in technology allows us to be one step ahead,” she said.

Since the start of her term, she pointed out that five police booths were rehabilitated and a new one was built on the road to Punta Sam at the entrance to the Costa Mujeres Hotel Zone.

These infrastructure improvements ensure an effective presence of security forces throughout the municipality. Her security also includes new police uniforms with cutting-edge body cameras, which represents a significant advance in surveillance and security technology in the municipality.

The Mayor highlighted the strengthening of the Tourist Police and the implementation of inter-institutional operations in collaboration with the Navy, the Army and National Guard.

These actions aim to protect both the Insular and Continental Zones of the municipality to reinforce the security of residents and visitors. Atenea Gómez Ricalde expressed her gratitude to Governor Mara Lezama for her support in strengthening security in Isla Mujeres with the recent delivery of 15 new police units.