Ploërmel: The state and the town hall sign a contract in favor of security

Ploërmel: The state and the town hall sign a contract in favor of security

The local security agreement was signed at the town hall of Ploërmel (Morbihan) on Wednesday 21 September 2022. ©Le Ploërmelais

sub-prefect of the district Pontives (Morbihan)to which Claire Liétard traveled Ploermel Wednesday, September 21, 2022. Option to sign security agreement under Small Towns of Tomorrow Program.

The signing of this agreement between the state and the community aims to “improve the living conditions of citizens”, emphasizes Patrick Le Diffon, mayor of the ducal city. It is mainly about strengthening cooperation between the city police and gendarmerie. A partnership resulting, for example, in strengthening the presence on public roads or joint patrols in the market or on the Place Clémenceau level.

Gain efficiency

This cooperation between the Ploermelais municipal police and gendarmes has been in place for some time. The signing of the security agreement will make it possible to increase efficiency by setting up “tools for consultation, cooperation and consultation between the state and the mayor and between the gendarmerie and the city police”, assures Patrick Le Diffon.

The document “adapted to each city”, as the sub-prefect said, makes it possible to create a “tailor-made system”, says squadron commander Frédéric Monpierre, commander of the Ploërmel gendarmerie company.

Respond to residents’ concerns

One of the main goals is to respond favorably to the concerns of residents in the face of various entities, especially the fight against human trafficking, burglary and crime. “80% of our interventions against delinquency take place in Ploërmel”, explains Lieutenant Romain Fournet, commander of the Ploërmel brigade.

From the beginning of 2022 120 in police custody were carried out within the Ploermelaise gendarmerie. In comparison, 127 police arrests were made in 2021.

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