Cuenca Ecuador: Police report crime rate down

Posted on July 31, 2013 • Filed under: Crime, Ecuador, Police/Military Activity, TRAVEL

100 Points to Consider Before Moving or Retiring in Ecuador reported that Ecuador’s national police say that crime is dropping in Cuenca. According to a police “security index” of Ecuadorian towns and cities, the city’s overall crime rate has declined 21% in the last four years. Within recent months, Cuenca has put 250 traffic police on the streets, allowing regular police to concentrate on crime prevention. The city has also installed hundreds of video cameras in high crime areas and installed more lighting. The cameras are monitored 24 hours a day a the ECU 911 center in Cuenca. Read Article

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