The metropolitan area, comprising the municipalities of Tampico, Madero and Altamira, have little more than 500 military elements in municipal preventive police functions as part of the agreement between federal, state and municipal governments, from the month of June.
In addition, since last December 6 tore “Operation Safe Christmas 2011”, involving elements of the Department of Defense, Semar, PFP and state corporations, which does not reveal the number, but Tamaulipas officials say they are sufficient to guarantee the tranquility of the population in southern Tamaulipas.
In that sense the source consulted said that the city of Altamira military has 157 municipal stationed as preventive agents, while in Tampico and Madero correspond to 180 in each locality, to which federal courts have joined forces and specific functions.
Meanwhile, in San Luis Potosi it was reported to prevent criminal acts in other states generated are transferred to the territory of San Luis, was ordered surveillance in the boundaries of the entity in Tamaulipas and Veracruz.
The secretary general of the State Government, Candido Rojas Ochoa said that there is a sobrevigilancia in the entity, which aims to prevent other states actions affecting local level.
He said that since there have been some crimes that have affected two entities, as happened already with the bank robbery in the town of San Luis Ebony and ended in a clash in Veracruz area between criminals and the military.
The official explained that in this situation, the order was necessary to have more security on the border with the states of Veracruz and Tamaulipas, with the sole purpose of fighting is not generated in San Luis.
Rojas Ochoa said that to avoid this problem, already have agreements with some of the nine states bordering the entity, such as Zacatecas, Guanajuato and Jalisco, among others.
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