Relief in the leadership of the Local Police of Mataró

Mayor Xavier Santajuliana has been named the new head of the Mataró Local Police (Maresme) to replace the mayor, Mateo Sánchez, who has retired after 43 years of service in the force, the last 15 as the top person in charge.

Oliver Thansan
Oliver Thansan
01 April 2024 Monday 23:00
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Relief in the leadership of the Local Police of Mataró

Mayor Xavier Santajuliana has been named the new head of the Mataró Local Police (Maresme) to replace the mayor, Mateo Sánchez, who has retired after 43 years of service in the force, the last 15 as the top person in charge.

Santajuliana joined the Mataró Local Police in January 2021 and, having the second highest rank within the force, assumed the functions of deputy chief. With his incorporation, the reinforcement of the command structure began at a time of transition to face the generational change.

Now, as chief, the mayor aims to strengthen the Local Police as community police to improve the rates and perception of security and coexistence, as well as improve the relationship and attention to citizens. In a press release, the government points out that with greater proximity and greater presence in the territory, in-depth knowledge of the real security needs is achieved, which allows work and the design of preventive action plans focused on responding to them. In this way, a quality and effective resolution can be given that allows us to act on problems before they occur.

To guarantee a comprehensive response in solving problems and gaining efficiency, they maintain in a press release, planned and coordinated work with other police forces as well as with other City Council services is also essential, as well as the use of new technological tools such as deployment of the video surveillance plan.