Due to the fact that during the third quarter of the year the perception of insecurity increased in a good part of the Mexican municipalities in the National Survey of Urban Public Safety (Ensu) of the National Institute of the statistics (inegi) and that this could affect economic competitiveness, the business sector of State of Mexico He stressed that more coordinated strategies should be carried out with the authorities.
This Sunday, the President of the Council of Chambers and Professional Associations of the State of Mexico (concaem), Gilberto Sauza Martínez, explained that the exercise that has been carried out in recent years between the productive sector and the state government in the different industrial points of the demarcation has been a benchmark of good exercise.
For the productive sector, this alliance has proven itself by obtaining a 38% reduction in precariousness rates in recent months; “The actions of the authority focus on the points at risk.”
The leader of the Mexican businessmen said that, like Concaem, they propose to replicate the model of information exchange that has been carried out between the Secretary of Security and the private sector in areas where companies are concentrated, the goal is that more actions are carried out in all municipalities And not only in certain places.
What we are looking for is not only to improve perception, but also to reduce the actual rates of crimes committed in our entity. Involving people in taking care of each other and taking responsibility for sharing information to prevent other people from becoming victims of crime (…) By generating a value chain where all links are coordinated and in communication with each other,” he added. said.
For this reason, Sauza Martínez reiterated the call for civil society organizations and neighborhood groups to work in coordination with the State Security Secretariat to systematize data and achieve better results.
According to Ensu, Naucalpan it ranks third in the country where the population feels particularly vulnerable, with an index above 90%.
The perception of insecurity has also increased in Ecatepec, Chimalhuacán and Tlalnepantla, all with 8 in 10 people considering they could be victims of crime, surpassed by Naucalpan where the figure rises to 9 in 10.
Coordination works in CDMX
The Chamber of Commerce, Services and Tourism of Mexico (canak) also revealed that the coordination strategy with the local government was successful in reducing crime rates and the perception of insecurity.
In this regard, the President of the Canaco-MexicoJosé de Jesús Rodríguez Cárdenas, pointed out that he has carried out the Quarterly Survey of Security in Commerce in Mexico City, corresponding to the second quarter of 2022. The study represents 80% of the companies that operate in the city, with a level 95% confidence.
“I want to recognize the Citizen Security Secretariat, because we work in the 16 mayors in a precise way, with the information provided, with workshops, with a police presence in the most complex and complicated places according to our investigation, and the results are evident,” he said.
He pointed out that the perception of safety in Mexico City increased by 12.5 percentage points, since of the 1,250 members surveyed, 49.3% considered their perception to be good, while in the first quarter it was 36. .8%.
Mexico City Prime Minister Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo pointed out that Canaco’s study found that the number of businesses victimized by at least one crime decreased by 5.4 percentage points compared to the first quarter of this year. year. , “a fact that had not been recorded for the past 12 years.”
The official pointed out that extortion – in terms such as the collection of fixed fees and telephone calls – decreased from 11.9 to 8.5%, from the first to the second quarter of 2022.
Commercial robbery fell by 6.7 percentage points, as it fell from 58.6% in the first quarter of 2022 to 51.9% in the second quarter of this year.