The forecast maximum is of lifting up to 4,000 number of reinforcing agents
Ministry of The Interior will dedicate part of reinforcements of police of next two weeks in Catalonia tasks of research about referendum of 1-Or. Under this premise it is planned that Directorate General of Police (DGP) to send it to a hundred approximately of agents of Information units of National Police from headquarters of various provinces, as confirmed to this newspaper sources knowledgeable of deployment.
The 100 agents of research extraordinary will be added to 300 that already has approximately National Police stable in Catalonia. Ministry of The Interior expects to close core with 100 or agents of Judicial Police specialized in paperwork ordered by judges - of Police which will be added to search for evidence against organizers of vote, deemed illegal by Constitutional Court.
Until moment bulk of research work around 1-Or has assumed unity of Judicial Police of Guardia Civil in Catalonia, which was months working under orders of magistrate's court number 13 of Barcelona. From this week, however, National Police and Mossos d'esquadra must also focus on research of any type of act intended to hold referendum after receiving a direct order of Prosecution. The Head of Top of National Police of Catalonia was yesterday last of three bodies in distribute in writing to its 2,900 agents nine pages of which it consists order of Public prosecutor's office.
In Interior work with possibility of an increase to 4,000 number of reinforcing agents in Catalonia between National Police and Guardia Civil from this weekend and even once planned date of referendum. Most of agents that have already been sent belong to units riot-control of both bodies, and whose vehicles have been left to see in towns such as Calella (Barcelona) or Reus (Tarragona). In total, y work with possibility of sending up to 40 groups of Units of Police Intervention (UIP) of Police, while groups G -riot and rapid intervention of Civil Guard - have already been distributed.
The lack of foresight in deployment has generated criticism among trade unions of both bodies. Agents of GRS have been asleep this week and gymnasium of barracks of Sant Andreu de la Barca. Reinforcements of Police, for ir part, rparten between hotels or beds and sofas peers.