students to the levels of violence in the capital of the country, the Government of the city of Mexico announced the start of “Segura, safe, up to your House”, a programme supporting students who must travel long distances to get to their homes at night.
The head of City Government, José Ramón Amieva, explained that the actions will be coordinated among agencies such as the secretariats of safety and public education; the city attorney’s Office; the Institute of higher average education; Location telephone (Locatel) service, as well as the Agency of urban management, universities, organizations, students and parents.
During the presentation of the program – which will begin with the back to school next Monday, August 20, 17:00 to 23:00 hours – the authorities agreed to hold a work table, in which all participants will have a chat to know in real time the issues that have to be treated immediately.
They also stated that there will be coordination with location and numbers of emergency, in order to avoid slow procedures.
“If parents, mothers found that his daughter, his son, do not arrive at the normal time to his home, immediately focusing throughout this structure that come here present for your location”, explained Amieva.
These actions are intended to safeguard the integrity and the school community in the #CDMX property and prevent any form of violence towards them pic.twitter.com/YyTOZOpflu – José Ramón Amieva (@amievajoserra) 17 August 2018
some students were also involved telling their experiences on issues of insecurity. For example, the student Fernanda Estefanía Ortiz Picazo, a school of Azcapotzalco, explained that the area of campus is unsafe and that along the way “we have to live with that attacked us every day armed, guns and close to our campus There is another campus, was the case of a girl who climbed it into a van and nobody did anything”.
The city attorney, Edmundo Garrido, explained that dependence also will speak on two aspects, the first, through a plan for the crimes of high impact attack, because they have detected higher crime incidence around 22 schools public and private in Álvaro Obregón, Azcapotzalco, Coyoacán, Cuauhtemoc, Gustavo A. Madero, Iztacalco, Iztapalapa, Miguel Hidalgo and Tlalpan.
“The operational plan has the following points: through units, autopatrullas and personal standing ground will accompany the students of the campuses for public transport and the surrounding areas”, said Garrido.
The Government of the city of Mexico will deploy a security device to protect students returning to classes next Monday. pic.twitter.com/esMlOcP6mV – Government CDMX (@GobCDMX) 17 August 2018
also will seek to inhibit sexual offences, theft to passerby and retailing, with the support of 468 items and 234 patrols.
The second aspect will be the prevention of crime, using two mobile applications: “App live insurance, which allows to report online issues of harassment and sexual violence, in spaces and public transport towards women and children.” And the other app is PGJ CDMX, which allows complaints online and physical location and territorial coordination of the Prosecutor’s offices which we operate have.”