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State training 146 new officers for municipal deployment

Riviera Maya, Q.R. — Nearly 150 new police officers are currently being trained for eventual deployment around the state.

The Secretaría de Seguridad Ciudadana (SSC) says a total of 146 up-and-coming police are under training to become active officers for the state of Quintana Roo. The SSC says with these trained officers, who will undergo programs for six months, the state will have more personnel to serve citizens.

In a statement, the SSC commented that they are “reinforcing training of future police officers and active elements to have more trained personnel at the service of citizens.

“Currently, 146 aspiring state police officers are in the “Initial Training for Community Police” course, training that takes place at the facilities of the State Public Security Academy in the municipality of Othón P. Blanco.

“During a period of six months they will be in training with an academic load of 1080 hours of use in which the topics of: “Human Development for the Police Function”, “Police Ethics and Responsibility”, “Police Action in Investigation Processes”, “Prevention and Social Proximity”, “Police Techniques and Tactics” and “Police Responsibility” will be addressed. Development of Skills for the Police Function”.

Photo: SSC May 2024.

The future Quintana Roo police officers should be completed training and set for the streets sometime in October.