Local July 10, 2023 | 11:01 am

Abinader leads fourth meeting on citizen security at the Police station

Santo Domingo.- President Luis Abinader is chairing the fourth consecutive meeting to monitor the progress of the Citizen Security Plan at the National Police Palace. The meeting is taking place in the Officers’ Club Room of the Palace of the National Police and began after 10 a.m.

This marks the President’s return to work after being diagnosed with Covid-19 on Tuesday. Despite his diagnosis, President Abinader is actively engaged in leading discussions on the security plan.

During the previous meeting on Monday, the President reviewed the measures implemented by the National Police, which have resulted in a reduction in crime rates in 2023 compared to 2022. Homicides related to crime have decreased by 23%, while robberies have seen a 16% reduction, according to the National Police’s report.

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Paul Tierney
July 10, 2023 11:25 am

All these good statistics do not calm the fears of merchants who think crime is increasing. Who to believe?

Luis Grullon
July 13, 2023 4:17 pm

Fighting crime needs to be priority number 1
I want to see the government have those prisoners work
Help the community they steal from and take
It will lower the cost of having them in prisons
Also increased the spending of security to 3% of GDP currently is lower then 1%