The recently reappointed Ombudsman of Belize, Lionel Arzu and the Commissioner of Police. Allen Whylie, today Tuesday 26 January 2016 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the Racoon Street Police Station in Belize City. The purpose of the MOU is to strengthen cooperation between the offices of the Ombudsman and the Commissioner of Police in the areas of protection and promotion of Human Rights and on the principles of rule of law, mutual equality and reciprocity. According to a statement from the police press office, the ombudsman reiterated his commitment to the process and pledged his unwavering support in the areas of investigation of complaint, training in law enforcement, Human Rights, and public education among others. The commissioner also reiterated his commitment to the process and pledged his support for the collaboration between the two offices.