Formed by a group of female officers, this new squad is fully funded by the women who run of the ‘The Squad Orejitas’.
Force director of road safety and traffic, General Javier Avalos, said that 30 officers had been recruited to the team which operates on roads of the capital, Lima.
‘They have all been specially trained for the challenges’, he said.
Once animals are rescued, they’re taken to the nearest vet to be checked over, treated for any injuries or diseases, and often sterilized. The Traffic Unit then organizes the adoption of the animal. And since its launch this year, 60 stray cats and dogs have already found forever homes.
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