Venezuelan government wants “more humane” police

Agentes de segurança participam de cerimônia do Dia Nacional da Polícia na Venezuela neste sábado (16). País quer reformar sistema policial.
Security agents participate in the National Police Day ceremony in Venezuela this Saturday (16). Country wants to reform police system.| Photo: Reproduction/Social Media

16174420The government of Venezuela intends to promote a reformulation of the country’s police system inspired by a “more humane” model, informed the Executive Vice President , a statement released this Saturday ()). According to the text, the government will “continue the policies for the transformation of the police system towards a model that prioritizes peace and citizen coexistence at all times”.

16174420 The statement adds that the country’s police forces are “prepared for the permanent fight against crime and to provide protection to the population throughout the territory.” According to data from the Ministry of the Interior and Justice, Venezuela currently has more than 100 agents in the various police forces.

In 29 in June, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, highlighted as a positive aspect the dissolution of the Special Action Forces of Venezuela (FAES), in accordance with a recommendation it had made, after this police force was accused of committing extrajudicial executions. by dictator Nicolás Mature, the FAES is an elite police force that has been accused of also acting in the repression and persecution of opponents of Chavismo.16174420

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