Through the Meet and Greet initiative, the Police Department has developed a closer relationship with their various communities. Inspector Santiago Patt of the Belmopan Police Department said that with the help of the community, the police was able to solve two murders and several robberies. According to Inspector Patt, major crime was down in 2016.
Insp. Santiago Patt, Belmopan Police Department;
Coming to the statistics of 2016, I do not have the exact figures, but I can say that we had a deduction on major crimes compared to 2015.
Patt went on to say that the police department looks forward to continue to work with the community in order to make Belmopan and the surrounding villages safer.