Safety and Prevention | Ajuntament de Barcelona

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Guardia Urbana Ciutat Vella

21/03/2019 - 14:23

New police protocol to deal with people in a serious state of agitation

Safety and prevention. The new procedure, shared with the Mossos d’Esquadra police corps, includes training for 2,500 City Police officers.

04/03/2019 - 13:50

Homage to the victims of the 17A attack with a memorial in La Rambla

Memory. An inscription on the pavement near Pla de l’Os reads “May peace cover you, oh city of peace”.

04/03/2019 - 10:55

The PM10 pollution episode protocol for reducing pollutant levels in the air has been deactivated

Pollution. Municipal measure is deactivated

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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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