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Interior & Police Minister Jesus (Chú) Vasquez says that the recommendations made by the working group and international advisors will begin to be implemented to initiate gradual improvements in the National Police. Police reform has become a top priority, especially after confusing incidents have made crime front page in the media and trending topic in social media

“The ills affecting the National Police have become a cancer that has caused the citizenry to lose confidence in the institution,” said Vice President Raquel Peña in her remarks during the closing ceremony of the International Seminar for the Exchange of Experiences in the Field of Police Reform. The event took place last week at the Ministry of Foreign Relations convention center.

Peña said the task ahead is not easy. But she insisted the Dominican government is undertaking actions to achieve the...

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