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


16/04/2018 - 12:05

ACE, a mix of sport, culture and fire fighters

Fire fighters. 400 fire fighters from the Culture and Sport Association participate in the RunnerINN Fire Fighters Race Barcelona. 80 of them will be wearing full equipment weighing 20kg.

13/04/2018 - 17:15

We’re celebrating 20 years of the Barcelona runnerINN Fire Fighters’ Fun Run

Fun runs. This coming Sunday, 22 April, sees the celebration of the 20 anniversary of this fun run, with the best company possible: Barcelona’s citizens and fire fighters.

02/11/2017 - 10:00

You can now sign up for the 20th Firefighters' Race!

Fun runs. The race, which celebrates its 20th birthday in 2018, has now set a date: 22 April. Join one of the city's most special races.

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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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