JALISCO RECEIVED ANOTHER 500 SOLDIERS TO SUPPORT THE MUNICIPALITIES IN SECURITY TASKS
On March 13, reinforcements arrived in Jalisco with 500 soldiers from the Secretary of National Defense. Photo: courtesy.
Editorial Office.- After an armed attack left two police officers dead and two paramedics injured in Jocotepec, as well as burning trucks in Tamazula de Gordiano, on March 10, the state authorities announced the reinforcement of security in the region.
After holding a meeting with the security cabinet, the state governor, Enrique Alfaro Ramírez, indicated that surveillance would be strengthened in the municipalities where violent acts were recorded, in addition to the areas bordering Michoacán.
“These events cannot make us fall into fear and anxiety,” the governor commented in a message broadcast through his social networks.
Despite the series of violent events that took place on the night of March 10, Alfaro Ramírez considered that Jalisco is calm and that the security problems correspond to the neighboring states of Colima, Michoacán, and Zacatecas.
In addition to this, on March 13, the Secretary of National Defense (Sedena) in Jalisco announced the arrival of another 500 soldiers to reinforce security in support of state and municipal authorities.
Under the “Mexico Joint Task Force” strategy, the corporation will carry out various operations to support local authorities.
“The Joint Task Force Mexico has the characteristics of great mobility and power, but above all the ability to be deployed quickly to one or several parts of the national territory by land or air,” explained Sedena.