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New vehicles for Belize Police Department

Posted: Wednesday, November 30, 2016. 11:40 a.m. CST.

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By BBN Staff: The Minister of State, Elodio Aragon, and the Ministry of Home Affairs in a press release today, announced the addition of 26 new vehicles to the Belize Police Department’s (BPD) fleet.  The vehicles which are Isuzu D-Max 2017 models are outfitted with police logos, lights, sirens, digital video recording and tracking systems.

The Government of the United States of America, through the Central American Regional Security Initiative (CARSI) made this donation possible.

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The release states that the Government and people of Belize are grateful for this donation valued at over BZ $1.6 million as it will enhance the department’s crime fighting efforts and will go a long way in making Belize a safer place.

These vehicles become a most welcome addition to the BPD’s fleet and will be utilized for law enforcement purposes in compliance with the Bilateral Implementing Agreements for the vehicles between both governments.

The vehicles will be officially handed over at a brief ceremony at the ITVET compound in Belize City on Thursday.

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