Viña del Mar Chile: 220 commercial businesss to be provided panic buttons by govt.

Posted on September 13, 2014 • Filed under: Chile, Crime

Install alarms in the trade of Viña del Mar

With a new tool to prevent thefts and assaults, have 220 warehouses of Viña del Mar, thanks to a government program, implemented by the Provincial Governor of Valparaiso with the collaboration of the municipality and the Chamber of Commerce of the city.

It is the installation of alarms, that function as a button panic and motion sensor, which in addition to emit a sound, also have a beacon to draw attention; also each benefited from local will be installed a plaque indicating that it has this system, which is undoubtedly also a persuasive element for offenders.

Governor Omar Jara, along with the Mayoress Virginia Reginato, visited one of the first businesses in which this system in calle Ecuador, place in which both made to work the alarm was installed.
“We are happy, are the first 220 alarms and I hope that in the future we can repeat this experience in Valparaiso and other communes in the province. Here there is a participatory action with merchants; This is a model for work in the future to lower indices criminal usually attacking traders who have small capitals and an assault, it could mean them bankruptcy”, said the provincial authority. Read Article

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