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Tulum Hotel Association donates body cams to local officers

Tulum, Q. R. — Police in Tulum have received body cameras that will be worn while on duty. The 80 small body cams were donated by Tulum Hotel Association.

David Ortiz Mena, President of the Tulum Hotel Association, made the contribution to the General Directorate of Public Security and Citizen Protection of Tulum. The agency says the body cams will help improve police performance, reinforcing the security of the municipality.

“In order to assist the authorities of the municipality of Tulum, the Tulum Hotel Association, on behalf of businessmen in the tourism sector, donates 80 body cams to Public Security and Citizen Protection,” he said.

“With this contribution, once again, the hotels of the region are being proactive in the face of a problem that I am sure, that together, we will be able to overcome,” said the General Director of Public Security of the Tulum City Council, Óscar Aparicio Avendaño.

“We will continue collaborating with the municipal authorities to generate better conditions for citizens and for the tourists that visits us,” he said.

The 80 body cams donated were valued at $572,208 peso and are equipped with chargers, memory drivers and data transfer centers.

A statement from the Tulum City Council highlighted that this type of equipment has given excellent results in the United States and Europe when processing detainees and initiating investigations, helping to safeguard both police elements and the population in general.