Written by Canarian Weekly Tenerife
While the operations room would be manned by an outside company, there would always be police on duty to co-ordinate responses and calls would also be recorded. The main objective of this new telephone service was increase the response time and efficiency of the local police service and he also promised that 32 new officers would soon be employed in order to set in motion the plans for the community police patrols with a permanent presence in certain population areas. In other news, female victims of domestic violence in Arona can now take advantage of a mobile phone assistance service offering immediate care 24 hours a day all the year round. Social Services Councillor, Marta Melo, said users would receive fortnightly follow-up calls in each case and were assured of attention and psychological support. Anyone interested in making use of the service should contact the Women’s Care Unit by phoning 922 725 423.