From August 25 to September 15
About 80 agents of the National Police will provide security and protection at each stage of "La Vuelta"
· The Police Intervention Unit will establish a security perimeter daily that will cover the first hundred meters of run and the last kilometer before arrival at the finish line
· In addition, they will be responsible for protecting all facilities established by the organization such as signature control, accreditation delivery, equipment parking, podium or doping control
· The device will be reinforced by more units in those cities whose territorial demarcation is the responsibility of the National Police
· In the “Parque Vuelta” zone, a space located in each goal and destined to the merchandising of the sponsors of the sporting event, a National Police stand will be located aimed at any visitor to the event
August 23, 2019. The city of Torrevieja (Alicante) hosts tomorrow the exit of the 74th Cycling Tour of Spain and, as every year, the National Police will deploy a security device at each stage. Until next September 15 when it ends in Madrid, about 80 agents will ensure the safety and protection of athletes and fans in general and ensure the maintenance of public order.
The presentation ceremony, held today in the salt pans of the city of Alicante, has been attended by the Government Subdelegate in Alicante, Araceli Poblador Pacheco; the Mayor of Torrevieja, Eduardo Dolón; the chief commissioner of Alicante, Chief Commissioner Alfonso Cid Alguacil and the general director of Logistics of the Vuelta, Pedro Lezaun.
Device at each stage
The IPU – Police Intervention Unit – will establish a safety device at the exit and at the goal of each stage, assuming the protection of all the facilities established by the organization such as signature control, accreditation delivery, equipment parking, podium or doping control. Likewise, a security perimeter will be deployed in the first hundred meters of the race and the last kilometer before the finish line.
In those cities that host the departure or arrival of a stage, and whose territorial demarcation is the responsibility of the National Police, the device will be reinforced by more citizen security units, canine guides, subsoil or helicopter service.
Visit our stand at the “Parque Vuelta”
During all the stages of "La Vuelta", the organization will establish an area in the goal destined to the merchandising of the different sponsors of the sporting event. There will be located a stand of the National Police where material from various police units will be exhibited, and agents of the Central Unit of Citizen Participation will attend any visitor.