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Improvements In Security Highlight Rosarito Mayor’s 2nd Annual Address

Improvements In Security Highlight Rosarito Mayor’s 2nd Annual Address ROSARITO BEACH, BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO---Mayor Hugo Torres in his second State of The City Address highlighted gains made in public safety and stated such improvements would continue to be the main goal of the administration. Among accomplishments, Torres cited a 22 percent decline in crime from January to October of 2009 from the same period of the previous year, bring Rosarito to its lowest crime level in five years, the biggest gain in Baja. Torres spoke Tuesday evening in City Hall plaza to an audience of hundreds that included Baja California Gov. Jose Guadalupe Osuna Millan plus numerous state and federal officials as well as city residents. The mayor cited reforming the police department, establishing tougher standards, more incentives for officers, strict guidelines for public officials, military and state law enforcement support as key to the gains. Torres is in the second year of a three-year term that began in December of 2007. The mayor also cited actions made to make the city more welcoming to visitors, including establishing a Tourist Police Force, bilingual parking ticket, ombudsman’s office and special city department for visitor assistance. Rosarito also has made strong efforts for its youth through new programs in the schools including expanded drug prevention, extensive sports programs and breaking ground for a Boys & Girls Club, the first phase of which is scheduled to open next year. In city infrastructure, about $20 million is dedicated to paving of 189 city roads and new Olympic-sized pool constructed. Council members Norma Gutierrez, Rosa Maria Cornejo, Manuel Cipres, Santiago Lepro and Rafael Crosthwaite also spoke of city accomplishments during the past two years.
Published Friday, November 27, 2009 9:57 AM by Zinnia Q.


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