The goal of the force is reportedly to improve living conditions in Casablanca.
Rabat – The Municipal Administrative Police (PAC) force were officially deployed in Casablanca on Thursday, July 4th.
After a 6 month pilot in 5 districts, Mâarif, Sidi Belyout, Anfa, Sidi Othman and Moulay Rachid, the force has now rolled out across the entirety Casablanca.
PAC will oversee several areas, the main ones being hygiene, public health and cleanliness, urban planning, and the occupation of the public domain.
The goal of the force is reportedly to improve living conditions in Casablanca, modernize the administrative system, as well as to “positively influence the behavior of citizens and to reinforce compliance with legislation.”
According to City Council President Abdelaziz El Omari, the administrative police will also play a role in controlling the execution of the waste management contracts signed with companies Averda and Derichebourg.
For now, the number of agents on the PAC force will be 150, with 6 inspectors for the majority of the districts: 109 inspectors in total, including 20 women, 16 supervisors, 18 administrative agents, and 7 health workers.
The inspectors will be equipped with 121 tablets with a mobile application installed to aid with control and supervision.
PAC will also receive 52 cars for supervisors and inspectors, 3 motorcycles, 26 mobile phones, 23 desktops, and 6 laptops. Each inspector will also be allocated two uniforms and a business card.