A new vision and a new model of public safety

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


Measures to contain the spread of Covid-19

08/04/2021 - 12:41

Covid-19. The county lockdown will be in place again as from 9 April.

Barcelona Fire Service improves its response capacity

30/03/2021 - 13:42

Safety and prevention. The corps has four new vehicles to improve the efficiency and quality of the service.

Guàrdia Urbana

Crime in the city down by 41%

24/03/2021 - 18:08

Safety and prevention. Last year’s figure for criminal acts was 133,383.

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.