On 18 September 2023, the reform of the territorial departments of the Guardia di Finanza along the Tyrrhenian coast came into force.
The reform responds to the need to revisit the organizational structure of the departments under the Provincial Command, adapting it to the renewed operational and logistical needs, as well as to the current socio-economic context, consequently remodulating the structures and staffing of the garrisons interested.
With today’s maneuver, the Milazzo Group was abolished and the Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto Company was established, in place of the suppressed Tenenza.
The current organizational structure has therefore adapted the operational potential of the Corps in that territorial context, in relation to the socio-economic and increasingly criminal fabric of the Barcelona area.
In detail, the Guardia di Finanza, which has always been attentive to the Longano area, the nerve center of judicial offices such as the Public Prosecutor’s Office and the Court, has in recent years conducted numerous and important service operations to protect economic and financial security both in the of revenue and in the equally strategic one of public spending, hence the perceived need to remodulate its presence and
adapt organizational structures to the changed scenario.
In this sense, however, the growing tourist connotation of the Tyrrhenian area is certainly important, with a considerable increase in commercial activities, in a context historically permeated by the presence of structured criminal organizations, with the consequent shared need to consolidate the presence of the Fiamme Gialle .
Based on the new organizational chart, the Compagnia di Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto will coordinate the Tenenze of Capo d’Orlando, Patti and Sant’Agata di Militello. The reorganization maneuver also provides for the dependence of the Tenenza of Lipari on the Compagnia di
The new territorial configuration responds to the objective of increasing the quality of the inspection presence and the level of responsibility on the Tyrrhenian area of territory, considered by the Corps to be of particular institutional interest.