Police officers of the states of Yucatan, Campeche and Quintana Roo are receiving training in critical incident management from instructors from the U.S. diplomatic anti-terrorist unit, with the training lasting from January 18 through the 23rd.
Agents of the State Public Security Secretariat (SSP) is taking a course specialized in crime scene investigation, security procedures in buildings and airports, and bomb detection.
In a statement, the head of the General Secretariat of Government (SGG), Roberto Rodriguez Asaf said that instruction is provided by agents of the State Department of the United States.
Inaugurating the course “Critical Incident Management” organized by the US Consulate in Merida and the SSP, Rodriguez Asaf declared that the aim is to strengthen surveillance operations and preserve security in the Yucatan Peninsula.
“The officers are taught to reinforce surveillance operations and to focus on the preservation of state security and of the whole peninsula,” said the state official.
US Consul General in Yucatan, David Mico, stated that public safety is a factor for increasing competitiveness in the state, and is vital for the well-being and development of the whole society.
He added that this program was created in 1983 and that the US government has trained more than 100,000 officials from 154 countries in these skills as well as on maritime safety and protection of dignitaries.
This instruction is given by specialists of the Antiterrorism Assistance Program (ATA, for its acronym in English) and agents of the SSP.
more recommended stories
Riviera Maya hotels prepare for the Atlantic Hurricane Season 2022
The Hotel Association of the Riviera.
Vila recognizes the effort and dedication of the teachers in Yucatan
“We Yucatecans are clear that what.
“Mérida Augmented Reality” live the experience tonight in La Noche Blanca
Mérida Interactive, Augmented Reality is the.
Man is sentenced to 20 years for raping his own daughter in Mérida, Yucatán
After being found criminally responsible for.
Earth will become one big Supercontinent again
Geoscientists say Earth will be home to one.
Atlantic Hurricane Season 2022 to start June 1st
Federal meteorologists are forecasting a record-shattering.
Switzerland has a high rate of gun ownership, but no mass shootings
Switzerland hasn’t had a mass shooting.
Two women arrested in Arizona in possession of 500 thousand fentanyl pills
Two women were arrested after about.
Seven migrants dead and 25 injured in a bus accident
Authorities in northern Mexico said Wednesday.
Solar Panel business in the US is suddenly in crisis
An ongoing Department of Commerce investigation.