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


17/07/2020 - 18:29

Measures against Covid-19 in Barcelona based on the resolution approved by PROCICAT

Covid-19. The public are being asked to take as many precautions as possible.

guàrdia urbana dispositiu d'estiu

10/09/2020 - 12:41

Security figures from a summer shaped by Covid-19

Safety and prevention. July and August were shaped by the Covid-19 health crisis and the drop in crime in the city.


10/09/2020 - 12:37

Mobility and prevention recommendations for Catalan National Day 2020

Mobility and transport. Follow the events from home where possible and be extra careful with preventive measures if attending in person.

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Areas of responsibility

The Safety and Prevention Area depends on the Fifth Deputy Mayor’s Office. 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.