"We have weapons of war in front of us and CRS 81 has the tools to intervene in this type of very degraded conditions. In Marseille, we are faced with a situation with armed traffickers, some of whom do not hesitate to shoot at the police. In setting up the CRS 81 on Monday evening, which has just been created on the intervention model of the CRS 8, the prefect of police of Marseille, Frédérique Camilleri, recalled the objectives of this company of 194 police officers specialized in the maintenance of order, urban violence and the attacks on drug trafficking. It is the first of four companies spread throughout the national territory promised by the Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin.
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