“Woman of the Year” Selected by U.S. Embassy

vlcsnap-2014-03-14-20h56m32s51Us FlagSenior Superintendent Dezerie Jacklyn Phillips has been selected as the U.S. Embassy’s Belize Woman of the Year 2014.  Phillips held the post of commander community policing for three years and has passionately implemented community policing initiatives, which has proven to be a very effective tool in crime fighting efforts in Belize.

Senior Superintendent Phillips will be honored at an award ceremony hosted by the U.S. Charg’e d’Affaires, and receive a $2,000 grant to directly support her work in the community.

Phillips is the fifth woman to be selected as the Belize Woman of the Year by the US Embassy.

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