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Playa del Carmen to get new surveillance system

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — City officials say that a new video surveillance system will be launched for Playa del Carmen.

Municipality of Solidarity, Cristina Torres Gómez made the announcement saying, “Reinforcing security is a key issue for the Municipal Government. Citizens demand it and it is necessary to implement public policies that give results. That is our main commitment to citizens, to recover security in our municipality.”

Torres Gómez said that in the tourist area the city will launch the Video Surveillance System as well as in areas considered conflictive. This will allow security personnel to have have constant supervision of these spaces and respond more efficiently to those in need.

“So far we have contemplated the installation of 40 cameras along Fifth Avenue and surrounding streets. Finalizing this project we will continue with more than one hundred teams in different points of the city,” she added.

Once installed, the new system will be connected to the C4, whereby emergency calls to 911 will be monitored to verify the location of the call and allow emergency personnel to respond more efficiently.

Cristina Torres Gómez explained that currently the city has more than 30 operating cameras located in strategic points of the city, many of which were inoperative at the beginning of the current administration.