The native authorities has confirmed that its officers shall be extra protected in opposition to attainable infections from the coronavirus through the use of the brand new weapons.
The Metropolis Council will spend about 44,000 euros on its purchases of 15 Laser Pistols in a transfer that has “surprised” members of the opposing political events.
In line with a decree signed by the councilor for Finance, Félix Romero, the technical means out there to native brokers in the meanwhile are inadequate to face the COVID-19 well being emergency.
The doc states that the virus is “extremely contagious and really shortly unfold”, which forces brokers to have excessive contact situations with the inhabitants, “particularly with the susceptible teams that make them, As a consequence of their addictions and life, they’re simple targets when contracting any sort of illness and, subsequently, contracting this virus. A lot of them reside completely on the road and with the shortage of the smallest situations of hygiene and sanitation, “states the decree.
The Skilled Affiliation of Social Work of Malaga mentioned it disapproves using any such stun gun “with the only objective of neutralizing individuals who, because of their scenario of dwelling on the road or fragile circumstances, are critically unprotected.”
The group warns of the “critical penalties of those weapons on individuals with weakened bodily and psychological states, since “they’ll trigger critical accidents or irreparable harm to well being.”
It requested the Metropolis Council not to equip itself with these “dangerous weapons that violate rights” or to not use them, at the very least in opposition to susceptible teams.