The Director General meets with those responsible for the Civil Guard in the Canary Islands
María Gámez has held a work meeting where she has been able to know first-hand the work carried out by the Civil Guard in the Islands, as well as the operation of the Regional Coordination Center of the Canary Islands in relation to immigration
In addition, he has held meetings with the President of the Government of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres; and with the Delegate and Deputy Delegate of the Government in the Canary Islands, Anselmo Pestana and Teresa Mayans, respectively
Also, tomorrow he will visit the Tenerife Command
The General Director of the Civil Guard, María Gámez, has held a working meeting with those responsible for the Canary Islands Area.
The commanders of the Civil Guard have explained to the Director General the tasks they carry out, what has been the evolution in recent years, as well as the prospects and future plans. Also, tomorrow the 21st he will visit the Tenerife Command.
In addition, María Gámez had a meeting with a representation of civil guards assigned there, to whom she thanked her for their effort and dedication to the service of the Canarian citizens, especially during the State of Alarm where there were many actions for the benefit of the population, beyond its exclusive duty, something that once again highlights the worthy character of the Civil Guard.
The Director General has visited the facilities of the Canary Islands Coordination Center, where she has been able to find out in situ the work carried out by the Civil Guard in relation to immigration since 2006 when this body was created and has congratulated them for the great work that are taking place especially in recent times. In this center he has been able to greet the links of Mauritania and Morocco.
On the other hand, María Gámez has held meetings both with the President of the Government of the Canary Islands, as well as with the Delegate and Deputy Delegate of the Government in the Canary Islands, in which the situation of migratory flows in the Islands has been addressed, as well as the actions that They are being carried out to face the increase that has been taking place in recent days, mainly in Gran Canaria.
The Civil Guard in the Canary Islands
The Civil Guard in the Autonomous Community of the Canary Islands is responsible for public safety in 76 of the 88 municipalities in the province, 81% of the total. To carry out this task, it has about 3,500 troops.
The Canary Islands Civil Guard Zone is made up of the Las Palmas and Santa Cruz de Tenerife Commanderies, with a total of 43 Posts, of which 23 Main Posts, 20 ordinary in: Las Palmas Command with 18 Posts and Santa Cruz de Tenerife with 25.
The Comandancia de Las Palmas covers the islands of Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote and La Graciosa, as well as five smaller islands (Alegranza, Montaña Clara, Isla de Lobos, Roque del Este and Roque del Oeste); while the Tenerife Command includes the island of Tenerife, La Palma, El Hierro and La Gomera.
The Canary Islands Area, to serve its entire demarcation, has Units of the Air Service, the Maritime Service, the Cynological Service, Rolling Stock Service, Geas, Information Service, Judicial Police Service, GRS and the Traffic Sector of the Canary Islands, among others.
Among the topics that have been discussed during the meeting are data related to the work carried out by the Civil Guard in relation to citizen security, immigration or investigation.
In this sense, in the demarcation of the Civil Guard in the Canary Islands, crime has decreased by 12.50% and the clarification rate has increased by 2% compared to the previous year.
Among the crimes that generate the greatest social alarm, it is worth noting the decrease in robberies with force in homes, establishments and other places that throughout this period of 2020 have verified a global decrease of 199 illicit crimes, which in values Relative values represented a decrease of 12%.
This meeting is part of those that María Gámez is holding to learn first-hand about the work of the different units of the Civil Guard.
For more information, you can contact the Civil Guard Press Office at 915 146 010.