Bogota D.C., August 19, 2021. The Minister of the Interior, Alfonso Prada Gil, accompanied the President of the Republic, Gustavo Petro, to the transfer of command of the new Director General of the National Police, Major General Henry Armando Sanabria Cely, which took place at the Escuela General Santander school.
The President of the Republic made an appeal to the Police, extolling the promotion of education in Colombians and within the institution. «If our people are not hungry there will be less crime. If our young people can enter a university in Catatumbo, in Tumaco or Leticia, there will be less crime,» said President Gustavo Petro.
During the protocolary event, the new Police Director announced the creation of the Integrated Information and Intelligence Center for Peace Building.