Five city police officers from San Miguel El Alto, in Jalisco, were found alive after missing by a group of people, according to the State Prosecutor’s Office.
According to Jalisco authorities, among the five missing officers is the commissioner of the company, with the Jalisco Security Secretariat, through the State Police, strengthening security in the municipality.
Hours later, the Jalisco Prosecutor’s Office itself confirmed that police officers had been found, and they were receiving appropriate medical treatment.
It was reported that #At the moment elements of the Public Security Police Station #SanMiguelElAlto They have been found, and at this time they are receiving appropriate medical attention. pic.twitter.com/yzy7ErhZc8
– Jalisco District Attorney’s Office (@FiscaliaJal) April 4, 2022
“The State Prosecutor’s Office will continue its investigation to determine the reasons why they were deprived of their liberty, as well as to find those responsible for this incident,” he reported in the information card.
according to prosecutionThe mayor of San Miguel El Alto, Luis Alfonso Navarro Trujillo, asked for support from state enterprises “while what happened is clarified.”
So far in the government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, more than 1,400 police officers have been killed in clashes, ambushes and direct attacks on gunmen. On average, so far in 2022 alone, at least one police officer has lost his or her life, every day, in an event of this kind, according to a Common Cause count.
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