GNR inspecting farms to prevent human trafficking

in News · 05-06-2020 01:00:00 · 0 Comments

The National Republican Guard (GNR) will intensify patrolling on farms across the country throughout the year to prevent crime, in particular theft, and also human trafficking situations.

On 2 June, in a statement, GNR says that during the “Campo Seguro” operation, which started on Monday, 1 June, and ends on 31 December, they will promote information and awareness actions among rural communities, especially farmers, about theft prevention and protection of items such as cork, other agricultural products, copper and other non-precious metals.
In the operation and taking into account the number of accidents involving agricultural vehicles (around 700 in 2019), GNR will also carry out awareness actions aimed at users of tractors and agricultural machinery, advising on compliance with safety rules.
The GNR recommends special attention to vehicle maintenance, protection structures, the use of lighting and signalling accessories and the frequency of theoretical and practical training actions.
The police also advise respecting the limits of the tractor with regard to overloading and transporting passengers “on the fly”, which is prohibited, not driving under the influence of alcohol and taking care of fatigue and speeding.
In the “Campo Seguro” operation, they will also participate in the actions of proximity policing and inspection, along with military officers from Territorial Commands, the Nature and Environment Protection Service, Criminal Investigation and the Tax Action Unit.
To tackle cross-border crime, enforcement actions will be carried out in coordination with the Spanish Guardia Civil.


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