Local May 15, 2013 | 8:41 am

Medina gets report on measures to lower crime

Santo Domingo. – President Danilo Medina met Tuesday with the National Public Safety Plan Commission in charge of rendering a report on the measures enacted to coordinate the agencies that will manage it.

Medina listened to proposals from Interior and Police minister Jose Ramon Fadul, Police Chief Jose Polanco, Attorney General Francisco Domínguez, and Presidency Special Programs director Pedro Castellanos, all members of the Commission launched in March.

In a statement, the commission said the Government aims to lower crime and will reclaim public spaces for the citizens, heightened police presence at high risk points in Santo Domingo, Santiago, San Cristobal and the National District.


In addition to other initiatives already launched figure the recently-opened National Weapons System to identify the guns in the hands of security agents and the Dominican population, and the prosecution of crimes with modern scientific tools.

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