The neighbourhood police stations (postes de quartier or PDQs) have been the cornerstone of SPVM action for over a decade. They offer police services to the local communities 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They are responsible for public security in their own territory and for ensuring the SPVM mission is carried out at their level. They have to be flexible enough to adjust to local situations and able to harmonize as much as possible with existing municipal structures.
The introduction of the new service coverage framework provided an opportunity to completely overhaul the PDQs. Their structure and mode of operation have been modified in three complementary areas:
Strength. The number of operational officers in the PDQs has been substantially increased.
Independence. Methods have been reviewed to make the PDQs more independent, increasing their capacity to resolve the problems of the local community.
Integrated service offer. The PDQs have the support of all other SPVM units, both in their provision of regular services and in situations where police intervention demands resources beyond their individual capacity.
Under the new service coverage framework, every neighbourhood station constitutes a multidisciplinary team covering three complementary areas of responsibility to facilitate cooperation with partners and local stakeholders. It is compose of:
It is the responsibility of this multidisciplinary team to provide integrated and effective public security services at the local level. To carry out the SPVM mission and serve the public, each team pursues the following activities:
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