- December 14 2020
Tamaulipas continues to strengthen public security infrastructure
December 14 of the 2020
Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas.- In order to strengthen the security infrastructure and reinforce the operations of the State Police in each region of Tamaulipas, the Nuevo Laredo Regional Public Security Complex began operations, inaugurated this Monday by Governor Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca, in the company of the United States Consul in Nuevo Laredo, Deanna Kim, state authorities, North American security agencies and representatives of the productive sectors.
The Nuevo Laredo Complex required an investment of 230 million pesos and is in addition to the one that already operates in Reynosa and the expansion carried out in the Ciudad Victoria Complex, as well as the one that will soon be inaugurated in Altamira to strengthen security in the South Conurbada Zone from Tamaulipas.
In his message, the Governor of the State highlighted that Tamaulipas remains among the entities of the country with the lowest crime rate, according to information from the National Public Security System, and that these results are the product of the strategy, actions and coordination in matters of security undertaken by the State Government.
“We have given results because we have understood that here on the border we are not only neighbors, we are business partners, allies and family. We are going to continue working with our northern neighbors to make the border between Tamaulipas and Texas a strong, competitive border that will raise the quality of life for the families that live on both sides, ”the Governor said in his message.
García Cabeza de Vaca He was accompanied by the Consul of the United States of America in Nuevo Laredo, Deanna Kim; Representative Henry Cuellar; the mayor of Nuevo Laredo, Enrique Rivas; the oldest from Laredo, Texas, Pete Saenz; North American authorities and agents of CBP (Customs and Border Protection), Homeland Security, ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) and the Alliance to Combat International Threats (ACTT).
“In the short time that I have been in Nuevo Laredo, I have been pleasantly impressed by the collaboration that exists between the government, civil society and private initiative on both sides of the river. I am ready to work together and guarantee the efficient flow of goods, services and travelers, through our common border, benefiting both countries ”, said the North American consul.
For his part, Congressman Henry Cuellar highlighted the binational collaboration in matters of public safety: “We know that the Rio Grande does not divide us, it unites us. Governor, you see here the officers of the American side, we want to work as a team with you in Tamaulipas ”.
The Nuevo Laredo Regional Public Security Complex has a dormitory area with a capacity for 640 elements, an infantry field, sports spaces, a civic plaza and administrative areas. Its operation makes it possible to strengthen security in the northern region of Tamaulipas and provide the elements of the State Police with dignified and functional spaces to carry out their tasks.
As part of his work schedule in Nuevo Laredo, Governor Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca He also held a working meeting at the offices of the International Bridge III trust, in which he reviewed the works that the Government of Tamaulipas is developing at the crossing to strengthen its competitiveness.
Highlights include the construction of access to the fifth lane, the expansion from 4 to 7 export lanes to improve the flow of cargo vehicles, the construction of a wastewater treatment plant, a building to protect Civil Protection equipment, a storm drain and installation of export entry and exit gates.
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