The Municipal President, Pedro Joaquín Delbouis, announced that in the first two months of 2019 the security strategies paid off, as the Cozumel crime on the island decreased on average by 50 percent compared to the same period of 2018.

"We continue working to achieve that Cozumel that we all want; We still lack and we will not lower our guard. Citizens can see more police presence today than in the past administration, but despite that, we continue to organize and plan strategies. That people can notice."

There are agreements and commitments with the various security agencies and institutions, such as the Attorney General's Office, State Attorney General's Office, State Police, Naval Sector, Army, and all law enforcement agencies, with whom work in harmony in the areas of procurement and investigation, which has generated a substantial change in the destination in this area.

According to statistics from the Directorate of Public Safety and Traffic, in February, minor offenses on the island decreased by 41 percent, registering 79 cases, compared to 136 in the same period of 2018.

"Although this year Cozumel was excluded from the subsidy of the Strengthening Program for Security (Fortaseg), we will seek other mechanisms with the Federal and State governments, as well as with various sectors of society to implement strategies to prevent crime, in order that is reflected in a decrease in the crime rate, and thereby ensure the physical integrity of the families of Cozumel and their visitors.".

At the end of the security meeting in Cozumel, the head of the Ministry of Public Security in Quintana Roo, Jesús Alberto Capella Ibarra, said that an articulated work is being developed with the City of Cozumel, which is bearing fruit, and highlighted that Pedro Joaquin has presented initiatives to inhibit criminal behavior and strengthen security on the island.

The head of the Directorate of Public Safety and Traffic, Guido Renán Rosas, stressed that since the beginning of this administration, the City of Cozumel has implemented various training programs for members of the Municipal Police, to have prepared elements to keep crime figures down.

The courses given to the police of the island, include the Internal Regulation, Professional Ethics, Psychological Sensitization, Suggestions to eliminate "bites", administrative and probably criminal offenses, as well as training to manipulate and operate skillfully firearms accurately. About 80 police officers completed their initial training.