Protection measures or orders are precautionary measures that aim to adopt urgent security actions in order to guarantee the safety of women victims of violence, as well as indirect victims, in accordance with the Government of Jalisco.
These actions are implemented when it is considered that an aggressor is putting the life or integrity of a woman victim of violence at riskfor which its purpose is that women who access this resource “recover a sense of security against possible threats or subsequent reprisals from the aggressor, says the platform of the state government.”
Among the actions that can be implemented when a woman obtains a protection measure or order are that her aggressor be ordered not to approach any place where she is, that she can be protected by special patrol and/or that she obtain a geolocation device to keep it under surveillance in real time.
But, how can I access a protection measure or order?
Protection measures require a prior complaint to the Justice Center for Women (CJM)while protection orders do not require it.
When filing a complaint with the CJM the woman victim can request protection measures, which must be approved and issued by the authorities of this institution.
Depending on the actions that are determined for the victim, the city council must be notified so that the corporations have on their radar that a protection measure has been issued and complete what is requested in it.
Protection orders, being established in the access law to a life free of violence for women, can be issued by the municipalities through the municipal judges, once the risk of the victim has been reported to them.
They will be the ones who determine the feasibility of the measure, prioritizing at all times the safety and integrity of women and their indirect victims, such as their children.
What do I do if I have an Order or Protective Measure?
1.-Memorize the emergency plan that you made together with your psychologist or specialized psychologist, as well as the emergency telephone number in case you need it.
2.- Remain in constant communication with the police authority assigned to you as a contact for as long as you need to be protected.
3.-Gather your family and close friends; Tell them that you have been issued an order or protection measure and what it consists of. In this way you will have a strengthened support network to turn to.
4.–Share the protection order or measure, together with the photograph of the aggressor in your workplace, with your neighbors, family and friends; This way they will be able to notify both you and the police in case they see him hanging around the places you frequent.
5.- If you have daughters or sons, share the protection order or measure, together with the photograph of the aggressor, at the school they attend. This way they can report it to the police if they see it near the scene.
How long do protective orders or measures last?
Protection measures are valid for 1,440 hours (60 days) Protection orders are valid for 72 hours (three days)
How can I access a “Pulse of Life”
And “Pulse of Life” It is a geolocation device through which it is guaranteed that in the event of an incident in which the victim feels at risk, with the press of a button a unit of the Municipal Police Station where you are to provide support and get you to safety.
If she feels at risk, the woman will press the device for a few seconds, immediately connecting with the municipal system. The staff will communicate through the device with the victim to know the situation.
Whether the woman responds, or the operator detects signs of violence or alert, a unit will be sent shortly to safeguard the woman.
To access this device The restraining order or measure must be presented to the Police of the municipality where the woman lives or works (where the risk of the victim is) so that the police station assesses the risk of the victim (moderate, high or imminent) in order to approve the delivery of the device and its temporality.
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