DPM explains what led to State of Emergency

40 alleged gang members are incarcerated at the Belize Central Prison as a result of the declared State of Emergency in South Side Belize City. The men are expected to be locked down for a period of no more than 30 days. Over 60 men who were in lockdown for the past 7 days were...

What happens after 30 days incarcerated?

As we said, 40 alleged gangsters are currently incarcerated and will be locked up for at least a month. So, what happens after their time is up and they are released from prison?  According to ACP Chester Williams, it does not end there. Williams says that Police will be doing...

Documents already drafted for more emergency zones in City if needed

Documents have been drafted for the entire south side Belize City in case a state of emergency needs to be declared in other parts of the City, says Chester Williams. That was his response to a question of potential gang outburst in other parts of the City. According to Williams,...

Fleeing gang members will be detained

Gang Members who make attempts to escape the Emergency area by fleeing to other parts of the country  will be detained wherever they are found. According to Chester Williams, regulations under the state of Emergency allows for those persons to be treated just as if they were...

Fighting corruption by helping cops stretch incomes

Police Officers working on the South Side of Belize City are receiving incentives to work harder and avoid corruption. This is coming through initiatives to help police officers to stretch their incomes.  According Howell Gillett, Officer Commanding Eastern Division South, within...