Activity report of the National Gendarmerie units for the year 2021
During the year 2021, the crime increased in the number of cases handled (407.791), where the fight against criminal networks constituted a main line of effort, which allowed the dismantling of 1.160 criminal associations and the handling of important cases in the fight against corruption, the illegal transfer of capital abroad and the squandering of public funds.
Also, the fight against drug trafficking has led to the seizure of 52,592 tonnes of Kif treated and 1.963.970 tablets of psychotropic drugs, by dragnets, leading to the neutralization of 147 drug trafficking networks.
On the other hand, the units specializing in the protection of minors managed to reintegrate 752 minors into their family circles. A figure that has increased by 5% compared to 2020, which represents an additional indicator of the performance of these units.
Furthermore, the preservation of the environment and tranquility were at the center of the units' activities. To this end, 203.443 cases relating to attacks on special laws were proceeded , including 3.643 offenses dealt with by the environmental protection cells and 159 cases noted by the cells dealing with attacks on cultural property, having enabled the recovery of 1316 archaeological artefacts belonging to different historical periods, including 31 counterfeit artefacts.
In essence, this activity report, which represents the concretization of the action plan of the National Gendarmerie Command, is qualified as positive. The results were achieved thanks to the improvement of security coverage following the creation of new units and the strengthening of security, especially along the borders, as well as the sacrifices and efforts made by all the personnel of the National Gendarmerie to overcome the challenges and to live up to the confidence that our nation and our citizens grant them.