The government of Puerto Vallarta, through the direction of Citizen Safety, announced safety operations to be implemented during the Day of the Dead celebrations in the different cemeteries of the municipality.
The operation will focus on providing protection to visitors at the entrances and exits of the pantheons 5 de December, Ramblases, El Progreso and the delegations of Ixtapa and Las Palmas, as well as nearby areas, by controlling the circulation of private vehicles and public transport.
More than 50 elements will be ready, without neglecting the normal patrol in the city, said Everardo Rubio Avalos, deputy director of the unit, indicating that the surveillance on November 1 and 2 will be from 7:00 am until the closing time of the cemeteries.
Likewise, on the part of the Preventive Police, vigilance, prevention and attention to the population will be carried out in each of the pantheons, so that this traditional celebration takes place under the safest conditions that Puerto Vallarta is known for.
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Among preventive measures, it is stressed that access will not be allowed with alcoholic beverages, or bottles or glass containers, which is why people are asked to refrain from bringing them, in addition people who appear to be intoxication or under narcotics will not be permitted to enter, commented Ubaldo Cruz Cardenas, deputy director Operative.
Units agreed that having contact with the people who visit the pantheons will seek to inform, guide and assist in an efficient, fast and courteous manner, as well as prevent criminal acts.