Sucamec and OEA enhance firearms education and control in Peru | News

The marking machine donation meeting was attended by the National Supervisor of Sucamic, General Juan Antonio Alvarez Manrique; EU Ambassador to Peru Gaspar Frontini; Director of the Public Security Department of the Organization of American States, Guillermo Moncayo; Director of Security and Defense Carlos Rossi Covarrubias; Among other authorities. Photo: ANDINA / Andrés Valle

In order to strengthen the measures to combat the illicit trafficking of firearms in the country, the Organization of American States (OAS) donated the first marking machine in the interior sector to the National Authority for the Surveillance of Security Services and Arms, Ammunition and Explosives for civilian use. (Sukamik). See photo gallery here

The National Supervisor of Sucamic, General Juan Antonio Alvarez Manrique, thanked the OAS for providing Modern firearms marking equipment Which will contribute to tracking the life cycle of these devices and investigating illegal trafficking in order to effectively contribute to combating crime, armed crime and the insecurity of citizens.

“Sukamik has a strong commitment to continue Determining the mechanisms of international cooperation to contribute to social peace and development of our country. With this machine, we will have enough information to develop contingency plans that will allow us to control the places where firearms are trafficked.”

For his part, the representative of the Organization of American States stated that The important donation is made under the arms and ammunition reduction assistance programin order to combat the proliferation and illicit trade in small arms and light weapons and ammunition, and its impact in Latin America and the Caribbean.

“For us it is a great commitment to continue to cooperate with Peru to ensure the security of the citizens,” he said.

The The Organization of American States conducts training for personnel of the Department of Arms, Ammunition and Related Materials From Sucamec, with the aim of efficiently identifying informally circulating weapons, recovering them and recognizing the characters needed to create traceability that allows for the observation of the place and moment in which the deflections of the fire devices are created.

In addition, Instruct them to deal with statistical information Which can be used to prepare contingency plans against citizen insecurity.

The ceremony was attended by the Ambassador of the European Union to Peru, Gaspar Frontini. Director of the Public Security Department of the Organization of American States, Guillermo Moncayo; Director of Security and Defense representing Minister of Foreign Affairs Carlos Rossi Covarrubias; Among other authorities.

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Publication date: 2/22/2022


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