The 10 interim police officers that will reinforce the Beach Section join the service
Reinforcement in beach services, at full capacity
The ten temporary agents of the Local Police who will reinforce the Beach Section during the six months of high season have joined the service today, after taking office in the early hours of the morning. With the incorporation of these agents, it completes the care and monitoring of beaches, which in addition to the Local Police includes the services of the company concessionaire beaches, which have also been strengthened for Holy Week.
This morning the mayor, Toni Pérez, the Councilor for Citizen Security and Beaches, Lorenzo Martínez; And several councilors of the corporation have verified how this device already works "at full capacity", so that "our beaches are absolutely at the disposal of the citizens with the arrival of the first important period of occupation." In fact, the mayor has indicated that all forecasts indicate that occupancy figures these days will be "magnificent."
The mayor has asked the new agents that in addition to efficient in the work of surveillance and security, pay close attention to the friendly treatment of the citizen to maximize their vacation experience. The head of Citizen Security, for his part, has defended the procedure followed by the City Council for the hiring of these policemen, which has been done "with maximum equality and transparency" and correcting "the error that was" in one of the tests .
Martinez said that, under that procedure, "a stock exchange service has been planned" in order to be able to appeal to the following candidates from the list in the event that any of the agents who have taken possession today obtain a fixed place in some other locality and Has to leave his post in Benidorm, a circumstance that occurred last year in several cases.
The Councilor for Citizen Security and Beaches has indicated that with the beginning of Holy Week has also concretized the reinforcement of cleanliness and first aid of beaches. Thus, both in Levante and Poniente there will be three lifeguards, a distress station and an ambulance, while the Mal Pas beach will be run by a lifeguard. The three accessible beaches will run throughout the holiday period from 10:30 am to 2:30 p.m., and a total of 28 operators will be in charge of mechanical and manual cleaning in three different shifts.