The town of Puerto Lumbreras goes from having 25 Local Policemen watching over the safety of its neighbors to 17 at the moment, and with no plans for new additions in the coming weeks. Last year, in October 2019, there was a retirement of four local police officers in the municipality, retirements that the City Council had not properly planned.
The inefficient work of the government team in covering these retirements, which remain vacant today, leads us to a critical situation. Yesterday, July 21, 2020, the BORM published the cessation of four other local police officers in the municipality.
These agents cease their activity in this municipality to join the local police in the neighboring city of Lorca, transfers requested by the same agents in search of better working conditions. According to statements by the spokesperson for the socialist municipal group, María Rosa García, "we see how again the indolence and neglect of the government team happens again and will take its toll on the people of Lumbrera.
The government team should have worked so that this situation did not occur.
" Again, an essential service of the municipality, in this case citizen security, is questioned, precisely in the month of July, the full summer season, in which security is essential, given the large number of people who move abroad.
from their houses to enjoy their vacations. It is striking, analyzing the newspaper archives, to see how the government team, now chaired by María Ángeles Tunisia, has gone from promising million-dollar investments that never became a reality, as was the promise of an Emergency and Citizen Security Center or a Center Local Police in Esparragal, to be one of the towns with the fewest local police officers that ensure the security of the municipality, In addition, the spokesperson adds, "the Popular Party has been failing to fulfill its promises for years, we have gone from promising two security centers to not having enough local police officers.
This situation not only affects the people of Lumbrera, it also affects the police themselves who form the staff, who suffer from a lack of personnel both in their work shifts and in the accumulation of tasks, and without a solution in the near future "
Source: PSOE Puerto Lumbreras