Posted: Thursday, May 16, 2019. 2:05 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: The People’s Coalition Committee (PCC) of San Ignacio yesterday elected a new executive committee to serve on the board.
The PCC’s main objective is to develop better police and community relations and to find ways for the police and community to work in partnership to solve issues affecting the community.
The PCC is also an instrumental body in assisting to acquire resources that the police need.
Present at the meeting was founder of PCC, Julian Sherrard; representatives from Bishop Martin, Bradley’s Bank and Zone 10 neighborhood watches; and representatives from the Belize Tourism Industry Association among other business and community members.
Officer Commanding San Ignacio Police, Daniel Iche explained the importance of the community working with the police to keep their communities safe.
Western Commander for Community Policing, Jason Jones also shared the significance of having an active PCC in Cayo to join efforts in crime prevention strategies, community expectations and policing priorities.
The newly elected executive body includes Nancy Marin as Chairperson, William Butcher as Vice Chair, Sharon Pastor as Secretary, Angelique Ayuso as Assistant Secretary, Zoila Gonzalez for Public Relations and Emily Waight to serve as Treasurer.
The police reaffirmed their commitment to working with the PCC, the neighborhood watch groups and the Special Constables in crime prevention efforts.
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