Security officials said that 71 incidents have been reported via the portable telephone application they have posted online.
In all some 17,641 persons have downloaded the software, which runs on Android and iPhones.
The Ministerio de Gobernación, Policía y Seguridad Pública announced the free download after Christmas. The idea is to give residents a direct contact with the Fuerza Pública and to provide lists of police station locations and other security information.
The download is HERE!