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.

saló ocupació

18/09/2020 - 11:52

City Police and the Fire Service both present at the careers fair

Safety and prevention. BizBarcelona and the Saló de l’Ocupació are being held jointly for the first time, combining an on-site version with all the essential safety and prevention measures, with a wide range of online activities.

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.

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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.