After intense training in “self defense and martial arts” attended by women from the police force, Tucumán became the first province in the country with police officers trained in the discipline of Taekwondo.
Through the comprehensive training plan carried out by the Ministry of Security in charge of Claudio Maley, a course was developed in coordination with the president of the Tucuman Federation of Taekwondo, Senior Grand Master Adolfo Villanueva. In a next stage, men from the police institution will be trained.
The Secretary of Security, Luis Ibáñez, presided over the act of delivery of certificates to the 44 police officers who took the course. In the act was also the graduate Emilia Tarifa, Undersecretary of Management Control, and the Chief of Police, Manuel Bernachi.
“Training and education are some of the main axes of the Ministry of Security and Police,” said Tarifa, “and in taekwondo we have found a discipline that not only helps in continuous training but is also a key tool for use. rational of the force that we proclaim from the ministry and that we promote so much that it be used in the daily actions of the staff. In that sense, we are proud to be the first province that within the Police Department will use this discipline in daily tasks, “he added.
For his part, Commissioner Bernachi was satisfied with the training process. “It is very good to be able to provide our staff with these new tools and techniques, which benefit the service they provide on public roads and honor our motto to protect and serve the community,” he said.