PD Change Of Command Ceremony | Cayo Scoop!  Bestofcayo.com's E-mag. | Scoop.it

Yesterday, at the Police Training Academy in Belmopan,, command of the Belize Police Department was officially handed over to Allen Whylie, the newly named Commissioner.  Best of luck!

"After being sworn in by Chief Magistrate Ann Marie Smith, the new Police
Commissioner, Allen Whylie, spoke to the gathering saying, 'We are challenged with the issue of crime countrywide, but in particular, in Belize City.  I want to tell you, don’t despair.  I am committed; the leadership is committed; the government is committed to make the necessary change to ensure that the citizenry across this country, and in particular Belize City, can enjoy the level of safety and security that they deserve.  And as we make this change today in the Belize Police Department, I want to ask the citizenry to partner with us, to walk with us on this journey that we can truly, truly be successful at the crime fighting efforts.' "