Posted: Thursday, August 30, 2018. 9:20 am CST.
By BBN Staff: Yesterday, the Belize Police department held a ceremony at Old Belize to recognize outstanding officers, neighborhood watches, special constables and community members who have contributed to the growth and development of the community oriented policing strategy in Belize.
Two of the most active neighborhood watches hail from the Cayo district, Bishop Martin and Zone 10 neighborhood watches, which received awards for their commitment and dedication to working with the police and the community.
Two special constables attached to the San Ignacio Police formation were also recognized for their outstanding service to the Belize Police Department.
SC Wilword Jones and SC Donovan Flores were both awarded for their hard work for the community.
Jones told Breaking Belize News that he is very proud to be recognized. “ I am very proud of this accomplishments. I have worked with the Belize Police department as a Special Constable for 10 years and I continue to work for my community,” he said.
President of Zone 10 Neighborhood Watch, Desol Neal continues to activate her neighborhood watch in Santa Elena, Cayo.
Bishop Martin Neighborhood Watch is also recognized as one of the most active serving neighborhood watches in Belize for their dedication to working with the police and the community.
Bishop Martin Neighborhood watch currently contributes to a community feeding program for students in their community.
The community policing office is headed by Corporal Jason Jones of San Ignacio.
Jones is an instrumental foundation for the community oriented programs in the Cayo district.
BBN congratulates all awardees for their service to Belize.
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