|Assistant Inspector of Police Linden Flowers
As of January 16th, 2001 the
San Pedro Police Department has been in the able hands of Assistant Inspector of
Police Linden Flowers. Mr. Flowers who is originally from Roaring Creek, Cayo
District has had sixteen years of extensive police training. He has worked in
the Patrol Branch of Belize City and Serious Crime's Drug Squad Unit. In 1995,
he was promoted to Sergeant and transferred to Dangriga as the Sergeant in
charge of that station. Mr. Flowers was then recruited into the Prosecuting
Branch at the Belize City Magistrate's Court and then the Criminal Investigation
Branch, also in Belize City. In 1997, he was promoted to Assistant Inspector of
Police and held positions in various branches of Belize City. In 1999, he was
transferred to Punta Gorda as the Officer in Charge. After returning to the
Patrol Branch in Belize City he was subsequently transferred to San Pedro.
Assistant Inspector Flowers told the San
Pedro Sun that he plans to increase anti-drug operations and
implement working relationships with other government departments. He also hopes
to regain public trust and confidence and increase police activities in the
fight against crime by improving the effectiveness of foot and mobile police
patrols. Mr. Flowers had the following message for the residents of San Pedro.
"I ask the residents of this island to be more observant and alert in caring for
their homes and property. I urge members of this community to report illegal,
suspicious and clandestine activities they see or know of in their area. In
particular, areas of drug trafficking, theft or crimes against personal
properties and crimes against the well-being of our society."
Mr. Linden Flowers is married and the father of four
children. He replaces Assistant Superintendent of Police Michael Gutierrez. The
San Pedro Sun joins the residents of this
island in welcoming Assistant Inspector of Police Linden Flowers to the San
Pedro Police Department.