Javea’s Policía Local have spent €60,000 upgrading their equipment this month.
A new speed camera was among the purchases – it cost €17,787 and will allow agents to monitor speed levels within the municipality.
A new breathalyser costing €9,476 has also been purchased.
Nearly €20,000 was spent buying 24 new bullet-proof vests, according to a statement from Javea’s Ajuntament.
A further €16,964 has been spent on 10 new pistols – for three new agents – as well as two tasers.