Mexico and Crime
MEXICO CITY, Municipalities such as Mazatlan, Ciudad Victoria, Lazaro Cardenas, Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl and Cuautla not exercise the budget that gave them the Federation to improve the pay, training and equipping their police forces during 2010 despite being among the most violent in the country.
The Executive Secretariat of the National Public Security System (SESNSP) points in your statistics that 29 municipalities across the country did not use the expenditure referred, of which 25 were listed by the Public Security Secretariat (SSP) as part of the federal 162 most violent rivalry homicides by criminals.
The money given to the country’s mayors through the Grant for Municipal Public Security (Subsemun) is now in the 220 municipalities that have a major issue because of insecurity.
However, many of the municipal budget that do not exercise them by the federal government arguing that the requirements are “excessive” and “bureaucratism.”
Among the municipalities that returned the budget for not having exercised and are also within the 162 most violent are Hermosillo, Sonora, Iguala, Guerrero, and San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato.
Do not use props, despite deaths
Federal statistics show that in total 29 municipalities failed to exercise the budget allocated by the Subsemun, which are resources for safety
The Executive Secretariat of the National Public Security System (SESNSP) points in your statistics that 29 municipalities did not exercise the budget that gave them the Federation to improve the wages, training, and equipping their police forces during 2010 and 2011, despite that many of them maintain high levels of violence by criminal rivalry, mainly.
The statistics of the federal agency can establish that at least 25 of the 29 municipalities were mapped by the Federal Public Security Secretariat as part of the 162 most violent homicides by criminal rivalry, data released last Sunday in this daily.
The money given to the country’s mayors, through the Grant for Municipal Public Security (Subsemun) currently goes to 220 municipalities for its high crime rate, highest number of people, or being a municipality with the highest number of criminal incidents by connurbación with localities present a major issue of insecurity.
The resources are aimed at improving the condition of the police forces, including wage equalization, training, equipment, and examinations of trust, however, many municipalities do not exercise the budget that the government granted arguing that federal requirements are “excessive” and “bureaucratism.”
In the list of SESNSP, who returned the budget for not having exercised and which are also within the 162 list of most violent municipalities SSPF, lies the town of Delicias which federal funds were returned in three ministrations 112 000 257 pesos .
Nezahualcoyotl is also in the State of Mexico, who ceased to perform 629 000 658; Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan, Cuautla, Morelos, Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Hermosillo, Sonora, Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, Iguala de la Independencia. Guerrero, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Poza Rica, Veracruz, and Queretaro, among others.
In total, the SESNSP mentions that during 2010, some municipalities returned 35 million 733 thousand, 852 pesos. Money that was intended to improve the security of citizens.
According to the federal, municipal administrations are subejercicios not yet been returned to the Treasury of the Federation, so that its deadline to deliver the money or the check is exercised by 31 December this year.
For 2011, the said SESNSP suspended the delivery of resources for the third ministry of support to Tecate, Baja California, and Coacalco of Berriozábal, State of Mexico, not to prove compliance with the requirements of the operating rules Grant and the General Law of National Public Security System.
Both Tecate, as Berriozábal Coacalco of them are three million pesos for the third ministry of Subsemun.
These municipalities are added to Naucalpan and Nezahualcoyotl, both the State of Mexico, which also are suspended for non-compliance with regulations.
Of the 220 eligible municipalities Subsemun only Sahuayo, Michoacan, declined to receive it.
For the past five municipalities, three of them are mapped by the Federal Public Security Secretariat and violent locations, these include Tecate, Nezahualcoyotl, and Sahuayo, Michoacán.
Note that also contains all the delegations of the Federal District, which in 2010 returned the third ministry, because they exercised their budget to improve public safety and whose number amounts to 4 million 103 thousand 813 pesos.
Other municipalities that did not exercise the budget allocated to improve public safety are Coatzacoalcos, Poza Rica and San Andres Tuxtla and Xalapa, Veracruz.
Interior Ministry offers help to Sinaloa
The head of the Ministry of the Interior (Interior Ministry), Alejandro Poire, and the governor of Sinaloa, Mario López Valdez agreed to strengthen cooperation at the federal entity and of the security.
At a meeting in Mexico City, Poiré Romero endorsed the full readiness of the administration of President Felipe Calderon to support the government of Sinaloa in its task of building, debugging and certification of the police.
Cooperation in this area is part of the interagency coordination meetings conducted by the National Public Security System (SNSP), the Interior Ministry said in a statement.
The municipalities can not improve the security levels of their territories because there is an economic impossibility to standardize the salaries of police officers, training them and give them more equipment, said Lorena Martinez Rodriguez, president of the National Conference of Municipal Public Security .
By going to the third meeting of the National Network of Municipalities, the mayor of Aguascalientes also said they have no budget to meet the security agreements, so that they can not improve security and police forces in their territories, which endangers the security agreements sealed with the federal government.
“This is going to keep adding more cities to receive this grant and the inability to achieve good goals, only to give them an idea, if we wanted that municipalities comply with the obligation to approve the municipal police salary, there would be no to, “Martinez said Rodriguez.
The municipal official said there is a problem because of the lack of financial resources to meet the security tasks they agreed, because it takes at least 8 billion pesos to get the cops earn wages above six thousand dollars , since most of them earn between two and four thousand pesos.
“It takes 8 billion pesos in order to standardize the salaries of the municipal police of the country. If we can not clearly meet the most basic obligation is to pay a living wage to the police, much less can think of professionalization or equipment, “said the mayor.
He also said that there is a failure so they can professionalize police forces and equip them, and that all surplus was approved by the Chamber of Deputies, was the inflation rate, which means no real support.