Impact | Positive

    Probability | Medium

    Civicus Rating | Narrowed

    On September 7, the Citizen Security Committee of the Chamber of Deputies approved a bill that seeks to modernize institutional management and strengthen probity and transparency in the Public Security Forces. The bill provides for the creation of a system to evaluate the protocols and procedures of the outcome of police management. The goal is to control institutions in the face of possible abuses and to prevent breaches of probity, violations and noncompliance with rules of conduct. In addition, the Carabineros Corps and the Investigative Police of Chile must develop a system of preventive control of the declarations of assets and interests of the officers, which will aim to detect suspicious patrimonial variations. If approved, the Investigative Police must also produce and make available to civil society statistics and territorially disaggregated institutional information on a virtual platform. The bill was sent to the Finance Committee and is one step away from being approved by the plenary session of the  

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