Thursday, December 1, 2022

All posts tagged "Public Safety"

  • House approves greater security guard and private detective regulations

    SAN JUAN – With barely five abstentions and 46 votes in favor, the House of Representatives approved Monday several amendments to the law regulating private detectives and security guards in Puerto Rico to extend their license renewal period...

    • Posted April 3, 2017
  • Two NYC police officers wounded in public housing shooting

    NEW YORK – Two police officers were shot and wounded by a gunman they encountered in the stairwell of a public housing project they were patrolling, and the gunman later killed himself, authorities said. Police said three...

    • Posted February 5, 2016
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  • TSC Will Continue Using Proven Strategy To Reduce Traffic Deaths

    SAN JUAN – The Traffic Safety Commission (TSC) is set to redouble its efforts to reduce the number of driver and pedestrian deaths this year. Drivers and pedestrians were the groups with the highest fatalities in 2015,...

    • Posted January 2, 2016
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  • New Year’s Homicide Toll Rises In El Salvador

    SAN SALVADOR — The Central American nation of El Salvador is off to a bloody start to the new year after a shockingly violent 2015. Officials say at least 29 people were slain on the first day...

    • Posted January 2, 2016
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  • Lawmaker Calls For Tougher Regulations On Pyrotechnics

    SAN JUAN – Popular Democratic Party Rep. Angel Matos urged local authorities Friday to prosecute individuals involved in pyrotechnic-related incidents during the New Year’s Eve celebration. Matos said Puerto Rico has an explosives law that establishes fines...

    • Posted January 1, 2016
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  • Copper Theft: A Lucrative Criminal Activity That Threatens Essential Services

    SAN JUAN – Copper thieves are threatening Puerto Rico’s infrastructure by targeting electrical substations, telephone land lines, construction sites, and vacant homes for profits, a situation that disrupts the flow of electricity and other essential services, according...

    • Posted January 1, 2016
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  • No Casualties On New Year’s Eve Due to Stray Bullets

    SAN JUAN – For the fourth New Year’s Eve in a row, nobody on Puerto Rico was struck by bullets falling from the sky during the holiday celebration. Public Housing Administrator Gabriel López Arrieta expressed joy over...

    • Posted January 1, 2016
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