A special section will devote 80 hours to tourism, and the new police officers will be able to attend courses in English and Catalan.
Duties of the new officers will focus on providing information and the prevention of petty crime. It will make a difference to security out on the street and in preventing theft in tourist areas confirmed the Interior minister.
The cost for launching the Tourist Police support force will reach 1'300'000 euros in its first year.
Seventy-five percent of this money will come from the Balearic ministry of the Interior and 25 percent from local town councils.
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