By Graziella L. Photos by Caroline J. Posted Nov 24, 2022 2:59 PM
Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin has announced that the number of police officers on public transport in Paris and Ile-de-France will double by the 2023 Rugby World Cup and the 2024 Olympic Games. .
After the fiasco of the Champions League final at the Stade de France, Gerald Darmanin strengthens the police and gendarmerie personnel in the public transport of the country, but especially to Paris and in Ile-de-France. The Minister of the Interior has announced that they will be doubled in anticipation of the Rugby World Cup 2023 and Paris 2024 Olympic Gamesin order to “reassure the French” and “welcome foreigners“.
But to welcome them well, it will first be necessary to settle the concern for the frequency of transport in the Ile-de-France region, while the number of metros and trains has still not returned to normal. For better to secure the Parisian lines, the police will go from 1600 to 3450with nearly 200 dedicated solely to fight against incivility. According to him, the 25% drop in the facts of delinquency in the capital and its suburbs comes from the increase in police presence.
The Minister of Transport, Clément Beaune, also insisted on the security staff which increased by 15% at the end of the year. RATPespecially for the fight against violence against women. Gérald Darmanin indicates that a free and anonymous digital application, MySecurity, was developed to allow victims to get in touch with the police 24 hours a day, thanks to a chat system. In addition, victims may file a complaint directly at the stations.
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