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Police pledge better response times with new GPS 

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Granadilla police have pledged to improve their response times following the installation of GPS in their patrol cars.

The local council says this will substantially help officers to find addresses and locations much quicker. In turn, it will help improve security for both the police and local residents and tourists.

Councillor for security Nicolás Jorge Hernández said the new technology would allow the police to pinpoint the exac t location and send out the nearest patrol car.

The system will also be rolled out in due course to police motorycyles.

“We work hard to incorporate the most advanced means of work for our police and to provide all the necessary tools so they can do their job to the optimum to serve the public,” he commented.