Within the framework of the Summer Courses that are held annually in the town of Madrid
The National Police celebrates in El Escorial the course Human rights and equality in the police field
The course was opened today by the Director General of the Police, Francisco Pardo Piqueras, who pointed out that Spain is today an advanced and modern country because, in addition to meeting certain development standards, it is a safe nation
This training activity is organized by the Complutense University of Madrid with the collaboration of the Spanish Police Foundation
Speakers during the course will include Pilar Allué, Deputy Director General of Human Resources and Training of the National Police; María Tardón, magistrate judge of the Central Court of Instruction number 3 of the National Court; Eugenio Pereiro, General Information Commissioner of the National Police; Adela Díaz, deputy general director of the General Directorate of the United Nations and Human Rights and Jorge Hernando Nieto, former director of the National Police of Colombia, among others
01-July-2019.- Within the framework of the Summer Courses of El Escorial, the National Police is developing the Human rights and equality in the police field course. Organized by the Complutense University of Madrid, and with the collaboration of the Spanish Police Foundation, this training activity will bring together specialized speakers such as Pilar Allué, Deputy Director General of Human Resources and Training of the National Police; María Tardón, magistrate judge of the Central Court of Instruction number 3 of the National Court; Eugenio Pereiro, General Information Commissioner of the National Police; Adela Díaz, deputy general director of the General Directorate of the United Nations and Human Rights or Jorge Hernando Nieto, former director of the Colombian National Police.
The Director General of the Police, Francisco Pardo Piqueras, presided over the inauguration of the conference this morning. During his speech, he was convinced that a modern and advanced state is one that, in addition to meeting certain standards such as the development of its R + D + i, its infrastructure, its health system or the quality of employment of the workers, makes their citizens feel safe and protected.
"In this sense, Spain, to this day, is an advanced and modern country because it is safe, because without security there is no freedom and without freedom there is no progress," he said. Pardo Piqueras recalled that the National Police has been "one of the keys so that the standards of citizen security and protection of rights and freedoms in Spain are one of the highest in the world."
The Director General of the Police has also referred to equality as a concept that "can not be separated from human rights" and has indicated that the National Police has taken great steps in this direction since the Constitution was approved. "We have a Personnel Law that has in equality of treatment and opportunities one of its informative principles, so that equality is a strategic objective," he said.
One of the institutions best valued by citizens
Recently, the 40th anniversary of the Spanish Constitution has been commemorated, which is a historic milestone of peaceful coexistence in Spain, being one of the bases of that coexistence its Article 104.1.
Respect for the law that guides the National Police in all its actions is what causes citizens to trust in this institution, recognizing the public service provided, sacrifice and professionalism in the fight against crime from prevention and research that he performs daily.
The actions of the public security forces have a special social resonance and directly affect Human Rights, especially the right to freedom, the right to integrity and, in some cases, the right to life. The treatment of minors, especially the Unaccompanied Foreign Minors, the treatment of immigrant foreigners, the treatment of detainees, human trafficking or terrorism are just some of the examples in which the members of the Security Forces and Bodies to carry out their interventions, always with the utmost diligence and respect for Human Rights as well as the immanent principles of the State of Rights under the principle of non-discrimination and equality.
Therefore, the National Police, in this framework of knowledge that is the University, wants to reflect on those aspects that in their police function on this matter concern, and thus make known the values that illustrate their action guide and procedures used for the adequate response to this constitutional protection mandate that the democratic society, which it serves, demands.