Mexico City / 23.07.2021 12:25:49
The Head of Government of Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum, reported that yesterday sent an initiative for the Secretariat of Citizen Security (SSC) to take control of the slocal prison system, in order to improve and strengthen it.
In a press videoconference, the capital president said that the improvement process will be gradualHe will seek to benefit workers, as well as prisoners and their families.
“For a long time we have been making a process to change the prison system of Mexico City to the national prison system, as it is in all entities and at the national level.
“It is a gradual process, but it requires a change in the Organic Law of Mexico City and we have sent an initiative yesterday to carry out this process, that it has benefits for security, people deprived of their liberty, their families and the people who work in the system, “he said.
The Secretary of Citizen Security (SSC), Omar García Harfuch, assured that the change represents a step towards the consolidation of the system, with the aim of giving workers a career and improving the quality of life of inmates.
“Yesterday at the instructions of the Head of Government, Claudia Sheinbaum, an initiative was sent to transfer the Undersecretary of the Penitentiary System to the Secretariat for Citizen Security.
“This represents a firm step for the consolidation of the penitentiary system, it is a gradual institutional strengthening, but that is the objective, to strengthen the penitentiary system to give a project and a career service, to improve the quality of life of the inmates and their families “.
He stressed that the change has been working for months, in coordination with the Government Secretariat.