The General Director of Carabineros, Ricardo Yanez, reiterated his call to parliamentarians to discuss a legal norm so that police personnel are not “charged” for the use of regulation weapons, since that “hinders and inhibits” their actions.
According to the newspaper Third, Yáñez calls for progress in a “legal system” that supports the work of those in uniform who must use their service weapons in extreme situations.
“The best tool a policeman can have is the law, the legal system that regulates our actions. Clearly, today we are faced with situations in which the Carabinieri make use of weapons and are immediately seen – by the Public Ministry – in the condition of defendants, as detainees. And clearly that hinders and inhibits the police who have to act “, Held.
It should be noted that the declarations of the authority were given in the middle of the signing of an agreement that will allow the delivery of 18 police vehicles for patrol work in the Valparaíso Region.
In this instance, he stated that the existence of immediate regulation is needed so that officials can act in a “calm” manner.
“That is why we need to have a regulation, to improve it. That is what Parliament is for, the parliamentarians, who have to discuss legal norms that allow the Carabineros to act in a calmer and safer way in the exercise of their functions“, He said.
Request that he reiterates after he also mentioned this issue at the exit of the church where the funeral ceremony of the sergeant who died in an ambush in Collipulli took place.