María Gámez meets with commands and agents of the Civil Guard in Melilla

The general director of the Civil Guard has visited the border perimeter and the Operational Service Center of the Comandancia de Melilla

Gámez has also held a meeting with the civil guards posted there who overcame Covid19

The general director of the Civil Guard, María Gámez, visited the border perimeter of Melilla this morning after holding a meeting with the Corps commanders in the autonomous city, thus knowing, first-hand, the problems of the service and the effort they develop the agents of the Autonomous City.

Gámez has also been able to learn in situ how the Service Operational Center (COS) works, the device from which all emergency calls are managed in which help or information is requested from the Civil Guard in the Command and in which coordinates the surveillance of the border perimeter.
The general director has concluded her visit to Melilla holding a meeting with civil guards from various specialties that have overcome the coronavirus during these months of pandemic.

The Civil Guard in Melilla

The Civil Guard in the autonomous city of Melilla is responsible for security throughout its territorial perimeter (11.2 kilometers), the maritime, the port and the airport, where it also carries out fiscal control at customs.
To carry out this task, the Unit has more than 600 agents distributed in two companies, one of Citizen Security and the other in charge of the Fiscal Protection
It also has different specialties to serve its entire demarcation, such as Judicial Police, Information, SEPRONA, GEAS, Cynological Service or Intervention of Weapons and Explosives, among others.
In 2020, the number of crimes in the demarcation of the Civil Guard of Melilla decreased by 11% compared to 2019. During the months of 2021 another decrease of 18% and an increase of 10% in the number of detained with respect to the same period of the previous year.
For more information, you can contact the Civil Guard Press Office at 915.146.010.


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