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Special operation for Christmas 2023
The City Police are allocating 424 officers (16% more than last year) to ensure safety, mobility, cleaning and coexistence.
What is the influence of alcohol and drugs in reckless driving?
The Barcelona Road Safety Forum addressed this tòpic from policing, legal, social and health angles.
226 awards given on the annual day of the City Police
The most emotive part of the ceremony, that took place in the auditorium at the CCIB, was the tribute to the three officers who died during the past year.
Welcome to the 132 new City Police officers
The incorporation of the officers from the 96th intake, who were officially welcomed in Pg. Lluís Companys, brings the total number of officers to a record figure of 3,400.
Barcelona City Police corps gets 132 new officers
This increase in the number of officers is aimed at improving service for the public, as these officers will carry out local work in the streets.
Victim-assistance service for victims of gender violence, expanded
The Guàrdia Urbana [city police] are incorporating a new assistance service (SAV) at Ciutat Vella Police Station for victims of gender violence and their children, offering priority, comprehensive and specialist assistance.
Homage to the victims of the terrorist attacks of 17 August
A ceremony in the Rambla, during which a wreath was laid and a minute’s silence held before the memorial to the all victims of the terrorist attacks, with attendees expressing their support for the victims’ families and friends.
We are la urbana
The application deadline ends on 15 March.
Most traffic accidents are preventable, they are not accidental
To raise public awareness of the consequences of infractions and distractions, Barcelona City Council has launched a campaign with real images of traffic accidents.
'Som plurals, som urbana'
The application deadline for the call for places of Guàrdia Urbana ends on Tuesday 30 March.
Consult full information on the measures for the Covid-19 in Barcelona
We’re opening up Barcelona's streets for people to enjoy a city free of exhaust fumes, motorbikes, cars and noise! We’re fighting the climate crisis by cutting traffic in the city’s main streets, turning them into healthier and more welcoming places.
For a mobility committed to everyone's health, the time has come for a fume-free mobility. Fines will start being issued, as of 15 September, for vehicles without a DGT environmental label travelling through BCN Ring Roads Low Emissions Zone.
We are women. We are urban
We have reserved 112 places for women in the 2020 call.
How to join the service
Let's make it safer to get around by motorbike
Motorbikes account for 25% of journeys made by private vehicles in Barcelona and 7% of overall mobility in the city.
Recording devices added to the equipment of the Guàrdia Urbana city police force
We hereby inform you that the Guàrdia Urbana city police force now uses body-worn video cameras as a policing tool for ensuring citizen safety.
Where to find us
There is always a GUB territorial unit nearby.
We are your neighbourhood's key officers working on prevention and with the district’s various services to improve community life.
Want to learn about the GUB's history?
You can find further information on the force’s history here
05/12/2023 - 11:32 h
Safety and prevention. The meeting is being held today in Brussels.
04/12/2023 - 11:54 h
Christmas 2023. The arrival of the festive season brings the start of a plan to ensure safety, mobility, cleaning and coexistence across the city.
Procedures with the GUB
Some of these units are offices for receiving complaints and reports; check here for the types of complaints and reports that can be filed.
Remember that many of the procedures can be carried out online through Barcelona City Council’s Virtual Office.
Intervencions de seguretat ciutadana
Seguretat xarxa metro
Dispositius estacionals: Operació estiu, Dispositiu Nadal, inici curs escolar, etc
Inspeccions: joguines, aliments en mal estat, pirotècnia, etc
Vigilància activa a carrers i espais verds
Intervencions de repressió del delicte (detenir i custodiar persones, cercar i protegir proves de delictes, etc)
Intervencions accidents de trànsit
Regulació moviments i estacionaments via pública
Programa de formació en seguretat viària laboral
Controls alcoholèmies i drogotests
Consells conductors (bicicleta, cotxe, moto) i vianants
Consells mobilitat gent gran
Proximitat i Convivència
Trobades amb la ciutadania
Policia de Barri
Programa ‘A prop teu’ (gent gran)
Servei d’Educació per a la Seguretat
Projecte Joves i Autoritat
Policia assistencial (persones ferides, persones extraviades, persones malaltes, etc)
Tinença responsable d’animals de companyia
Control d’apartaments turístics
Gestió de troballes
Intervencions mal ús de l’entorn urbà
Suport a altres institucions quan sol·liciten col·laboració en alguna fase d'un procediment aliè