Safety and Prevention | Ajuntament de Barcelona

A new vision and a new model of public safety

Based on proximity, transparency and territorial action, and relying on citizen participation


27/05/2017 - 10:10

The summer season gets under way for the city police at the beaches

Safety. Ninety municipal officers will be on patrol around the ten beaches along the Barcelona seafront until the end of September.

28/03/2017 - 16:17

Watching closer to detect energy poverty

Energy rights. The city’s fire service, health centres, housing teams and drug dependency support centres will all be involved in helping detect and notify possible cases of energy poverty as early as possible.

Control de motos de la Guàrdia Urbana

17/12/2016 - 15:08

City Police step up breathalysing and drug tests over the festive season

Safety. Operation Christmas is under way as a prevention measure aimed at cutting the number of traffic accidents and victims.

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The Safety and Prevention Area is directly responsible to the Mayor's Office and is politically led by the Commissioner for Security and Safety. It is responsible for public safety and prevention policies and in charge of the Guàrdia Urbana (city police) and the Fire Service Barcelona wants to set an example of safe, peaceful, community coexistence.

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