Revelations on the clique that led the police headquarters to its perdition.
Published on 18.6.2022 by Sarah Brethes, Pascale Pascariello
They share with Prefect Lallement the same passion for motorcycles and the same aggressive design of maintaining order. Alexis Marsan and Paul-Antoine Tomi, the two men who coordinated the approximately 7,000 police and gendarmes deployed on the evening of the Champions League final, “are known not to be the last to use force”euphemizes a policeman from the police headquarters (PP).
If Didier Lallement presented himself to the senators who denounced Thursday the “questionable management” of the Champions League final like the ” sole operational manager of public order and safety in the Paris conurbation”it is however these two men who were at the helm in the “bubble” of command of the Stade de France this famous evening of May 28.
The first, 49, Alexis Marsan, deputy director of the DOPC (directorate of public order and traffic in Paris and the inner suburbs), has been at work since 2018 in the management of most so-called sensitive demonstrations. , some of which have remained in the memory – starting with that of 1er December 2018 during which yellow vests ransacked the Arc de Triomphe.
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