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Tulum Mayor kicks off construction of three police filters

Tulum, Q.R. — Tulum Mayor Diego Castañón Trejo has given the green light for the construction of security filters. On Thursday, Castañón Trejo announced the start of the construction of three security arches for the municipality.

A total of three Public Security arches will be built and connected to police headquarters, he reported during the starting ceremony in Tulum Thursday.

Castañón Trejo said that the security arches will reinforce the physical integrity of each tourist and family in Tulum, adding that the municipality is working in coordination with the Secretariat of Security and Citizen Protection (SSYPC) during the project.

“Every peso that enters the City Council is being reflected today in the benefit of the people of Tulum. Today is a very important day for this administration because we have needed these security arches.

“We are working hand in hand with the various levels of government as well as the Navy, Sedena, National Guard, the state and the Attorney General’s Office to safeguard the integrity of the citizens of this municipality,” he said.

Tulum authorities start construction of three police filters. Photo: H. Ayuntamiento de Tulum November 10, 2023.

The three security police filters will be built with cutting-edge technology including video surveillance and once done, linked to the police headquarters. Castañón Trejo reported that the municipality is investing more than 13.1 million pesos to build the three arches.

The new police filters recently inaugurated around the municipality of Solidaridad are outfitted with facial and license plate recognition software which provides vehicle information such as history and stolen reports, speed detectors and spike strips.

Castañón Trejo did not say if the three Tulum security filters will be similarly equipped.