The Territorial Contact Brigade
The territorial contact brigade is part of the daily security police. Its purpose is to strengthen the link between the gendarmerie, the population and elected officials in the monitored sector. This device is innovative in the sense that the gendarmerie has decided to dedicate staff to ensure this mission of full-time contact in their constituency. The personnel dedicated to this mission are permanently on the ground, thus favouring the exchanges and the actions of the gendarmes when the situations require it. This transformation adapted to the needs, responding to the expectations and specificities of a territory is appreciated by the population and elected officials. Supported by a strong digital project, the project NEOGEND that allows digital support in the field, it also promotes the recovery of the response and "weak signals" while contributing to the improvement of "feeling of security". It is one of the structuring projects of the constant adaptation of the gendarmerie, guaranteeing a quality public service in a complex security context and real budgetary tensions.
The project started in February 2017 and is still running.