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Home » Content » Plenty of malaise among the Catalan police (Mossos) because of the political list of its commanders. The three unions are very serious about the contents of the notebook and the CopCat is considering filing a complaint against Víctor Terradellas
. Some of those affected do not hesitate to describe it as "disgusting", because it includes biased assessments of their "patriotism" but also because it goes against their privacy, noting if a woman responsible is "lesbian" or another is "sick", and they see with concern that this has been made out of information that has been provided by the police itself.

Guillem Sanchez
Barcelona – Thursday, 11/14/2019 | Updated 11/15/2019 – 09:53

The ‘Counsellor’ Miquel Buch, meeting with the commanders of the Mossos d’Esquadra / EFE / ALEJANDRO GARCÍA

SICME and SapFepol refuse to give more importance to the matter and the Department defends the “impartiality” of the Mossos

The political and personal list of the commanders of the Mossos d’Esquadra contained within the notebook of Víctor Terradellas published by EL PERIÓDICO has generated a stir, and a “great malaise”, within the Catalan police. Some of those affected do not hesitate to describe it as “disgusting”, because it includes biased assessments of their “patriotism” but also because it goes against their privacy, noting if a woman responsible is “lesbian” or another is “sick”, and they see with concern that this has been made out of information that has been provided by the police itself. Although there are discrepancies about the seriousness that should be given to the matter between unions, consulted police sources or even the Department itself.

From the SICME, which represents the top level of inspectors, mayors and commissioners, the alarming thing is that because of these “inadmissible” pages the Mossos are again “in the spotlight”, as his secretary general Jordi Silva regrets. “Of course you don’t like this list” but you don’t have to give it “more importance than it has”, underlines Toni Castejón, spokesperson for Sap-Fepol, linked to SICME, since it is not an “official document” nor is Terradellas’ position one official position of the Government or Interior. “The behavior of the leadership”, as both of them underline, is “irreproachable” and shows that they do not act driven by political ideas.

In CopCat, the other union on the upper scale, the outrage is greater. Although Terradellas’ musings, the union maintains, are “espionage operetta activities” that are not taken into consideration to designate anyone, the contents of the notebook “push the limit with the criminal”. CopCat lawyers will study the content of these pages and assess whether they file a complaint against Terradellas, or against the person who has provided the information.

More convincing has been the Triunion, grouping of the SPC, SME and CAT, which finds “very serious” the list. Its spokesman, David Miquel, unlike the other delegates, denounces that its existence matches “the politicization” of the police and sees with concern that it could have been taken into account for internal promotions, thus marginalizing criteria based strictly on professional validity.

“It is outrageous to put the sexual condition of a command on a list, or his state of health, or insinuate that she has progressed for being a woman”, he adds. In addition, he concludes, “we have to ask who has commissioned this list and who has provided the information to prepare it because a crime of secrecy has been committed”.

For its part, the Department has limited itself to issuing a statement in which it only shows its support for the affected commanders, defends the “impartiality and neutrality” of the Mossos and recalls that the Catalan police is the second institution best valued by citizens. Although it does not condemn the existence of the list.
 

https://www.elperiodico.com/es/politica/20191113/juez-investiga-trama-rusa-independencia-catalunya-puigdemont-7733376

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