“I’m not new to this,” said the head of the Secretariat for Citizen Safety and Prevention (SSPC), Rosa Icela Rodríguez Velázquez, who joined his face-to-face functions yesterday, after recovering from COVID-19.
During the ‘morning’ of this Friday, the official thanked President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) the trust he placed in her to head the SSPC, he also promised to
“I accepted the responsibility the call that made me Mr. President, a woman to seek the pacification of the country, is a challenge for society, since the proposal that breaks schemes for being the first time that a president dares to trust women to meet that which is the main social demand.
“Our project changes paradigms, it is not about winning a war, it is about winning peace […] It was already seen that the commitment to war did not work, it only brought thousands of deaths and pain to the support families ”, he said.
In his speech, Rodriguez Velazquez He recognized the work of his predecessor, Alfonso Durazo Montaño, as he affirmed that the foundations of the strategy against insecurity and violence were laid during his almost two years in office.
He stressed that the priorities of the national security strategy is to address the causes that originate violence, the structural origin of crime, organized crime and criminal acts, the prevention and prosecution of crimes, prioritize the reduction of impunity, as well as coordination with the various security agencies.
Rosa Icela Rodriguez He added that he will not start his administration from scratch, as the president of Mexico has set the guideline for the national security strategy and has sufficient experience.
“I am not new to this, I have experience, I was in the security cabinet with you, with the lawyer Marcelo Ebrard, as well as two years in the Government Secretariat, with Dr. Claudia Sheinbaum,” said the official.
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