Behind closed doors, the mayor Román Alberto Cepeda González and the governor of Coahuila, Miguel Ángel Riquelme Solís, toured the Control and Command Center (C2) of the Torreón Police, to supervise the operation of the new security arches installed in the municipality, as well as the modernization of the video surveillance and monitoring system, equipment in which 120 million pesos were invested.
At the moment, nine of the 19 arches that are part of this real-time intelligent video surveillance system are in operationfor prevention and reaction in terms of security in the municipality.
Román Alberto Cepeda González explained that there are a total of 19 security arches, 200 additional state-of-the-art cameras, equipment for 30 patrol cars with a facial and license plate reader system, as well as 35 body cams for the Torreón Police elementswith real-time connection to the monitoring center of the C2 Municipality and the C4 State.
It includes software for video surveillance and geolocation of emergency devices; transmission device; equipment for the C2; Videowall and Site.
The mayor pointed out that the Private Initiative will join this strategymaking the coverage of their cameras available in the public areas of their establishments, for which they thanked the businessmen.
Miguel Ángel Riquelme Solís, governor of Coahuila, highlighted the investment made by the Municipal Administration in terms of security.
“The acquisition made by the Municipality of Torreón is state-of-the-art technology, and above all, it allows having more information at the moment to face situations in flagrante delicto or what is needed later for the investigation of a crime,” said the president.
The equipment will allow a better performance of the Municipal Police, increasing the confidence of the citizens towards the elements.
“Most of the large municipalities in Coahuila have their entrances and main avenues covered, not all of them; what Torreón is doing supports the fight against crimes, because they are practically covering all the entrances and exits of the city, ”he explained.
Riquelme Solís pointed out that Torreón will be one of the most complete municipalities in terms of technology and video surveillance.
He specified that this type of technology is used only for crimes and it is possible to identify who accesses the information to make inquiries, in this sense he pointed out that the misuse of the materials obtained is contemplated for its sanction in state laws.
The arches work in different strategic areas of the municipality, and soon the 19 will be in operation, which through a wireless connection of 60 kilometers of fiber optics for the Municipality and 50 kilometers for the Stateallow the interconnection between the chambers of the two levels of Government at C2 and C4.
Each bow is equipped with 2 x 5 meter LED screen, cameras and LED flash, 360 degree camera and smart camera for each lanewhich allows the recording of images in real time to identify the type and brand of vehicle, as well as the date, time and speed at which it travels, and can also identify registered vehicles.
The technology will also make it possible to locate vehicles with reports of theft, cars that are speeding, it has the capacity for photo fines, as well as identification of people in dark places through thermal detection cameras.