The mayor of Estepona, José María García Urbano, has presided over the act of inauguration of the 6 new agents who have joined the staff of the Local Police Headquarters, as well as highlighted their commitment to reinforce the workforce with new calls for public employment.

The councilor pointed out that the new police officers already perform their duties in the city after being selected in the third public call of employment that the City Council of Estepona carried out to cover positions in the Police Headquarters.

The mayor has highlighted the work carried out by the new agents in recent months in the Institute of Emergencies and Public Safety of Andalusia (IESPA), a center dependent on the Ministry of the Presidency, Public Administration and Interior of the Junta de Andalucía, and has grateful for his vocation of public service.

García Urbano has pointed out that the Consistory’s commitment is to continue reinforcing the workforce of Local Police until covering all the existing positions in the staff, remembering in this sense that the City Council is carrying out these procedures following the maximum of public contracting allowed by the central government. In this regard, he has indicated that in October the selection tests for the fourth public call for employment will begin, which will mean the incorporation of another nine agents to the municipal staff.

It has also reiterated that the The City Council will continue to call for new public job offers to provide more human resources to the Police Headquarters and recalled that the Consistory has incorporated its staff to a total of 13 agents through the various public calls that have taken place.

In addition, the government team has also gone renewing the material means that agents have. Thus, it should be noted investment of half a million euros carried out in the acquisition of 14 new vehicles for the headquarters fleet; five patrol cars authorized for the transfer of detainees with separation screens and other security devices; two camouflaged vehicles and four motorcycles that can be used in the city and on rustic land. In addition, two off-road vehicles and a personnel transport van were also acquired.

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