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Colombia: New measures announced to curb crime wave in Bogotá

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Bogotá's mayor's office announced Thursday a series of new measures aimed at stemming the wave of crime and violence in the Colombian capital, including a new police force and restrictions on motorcycles.

To this end, the Anti-Robbery Command was created, composed of 357 police officers and executives from the Security Secretariat, and will begin its work in Usaquén, Suba, Chapinero, Barrios Unidos, and Teusaquillo, where the most significant insecurity prevails.

In addition, a surveillance drone, controlled from a mobile unit, will conduct aerial patrols, and more than 100 surveillance cameras will be . . .

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