In response to concerns over a recent spike in home burglaries, Chapala Public Security Director Adán Dominguez has activated an emergency cell phone number to make direct contact with an English-speaking police officer.
The number 33-1360-8600 will operate 24/7, with the mobile phone trading hands between on-duty officers to cover all work shifts. Add the prefix 045 if dialing from a land line.
Callers are asked to limit reports to emergency situations only. Complaints about everyday public nuisances such as loud music and barking dogs in your neighborhood may be reported in person or by telephone at police headquarters in Chapala, Niños Heroes at Zaragoza, 765-4444.