Friday, May 5, three days after the fatal shootings related to drug trafficking in Cavaillon (Vaucluse), Gérald Darmanin met Place Beauvau with the mayor of Cavaillon, Gérard Daudet (The Republicans) and the deputy of Carpentras Jean-François Lovisolo (Renaissance). An exchange during which the Minister of the Interior had announced the upcoming arrival of new police officers in the department, without further indications.

No less than 43 police officers and CRS unit

Questioned on the issue this Tuesday in the Assembly by the deputy Renaissance, Gérald Darmanin confirmed this information and provided details, reports La Provence. The minister spoke in particular of "43 police officers in reinforcement in September in Cavaillon, Carpentras and Avignon".

He also took the opportunity to announce the arrival, in the coming days, of a new CRS unit comprising 60 police officers, "in a sustainable way" and "throughout the year". So in total, taking into account the "92 police officers put in place for two years in the Vaucluse", the reinforcements would be 200 officers in total, according to Gérald Darmanin.

  • Avignon
  • PACA
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
  • Police
  • Drug trafficking
  • Shooting