Prevention & safety
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Every person longs to live in the best conditions of safety for people and goods.
Programs of prevention are set up in Brussels. Police services assure the safety of people, goods and the present institutions in the capital. They also maintain the law and order in the city.
Three weeks after the opening of the new pedestrian zone in the centre, the City of Brussels and the Brussels Capital Ixelles police zone made an initial status of the measures taken to ensure the safety of all users of the zone.
The City of Brussels and its prevention service Bravvo launch a campaign for more respect and cleanliness in the pedestrian zone. The police presence is also reinforced in the area, and extra waste bins were placed.
This summer, the City of Brussels and the Ixelles Commune launch 4 video clips within the 'Safe in the City' campaign. The videos give tourists tips the fight against pickpocketing.
Until the end of September 2015, the City of Brussels holds the Hypnos operation again, in collaboration with the Brussels Capital Ixelles police zone. This action is aimed at fighting noise in the nightlife neighborhoods of the city centre.
The police of Brussels-Capital-Ixelles has a service for surveillance of houses during long periods of absence. The service is simple, effective and completely free!