Abinader commits to transform and professionalize police force


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Feb 20, 2019

President Luis Abinader swore in the committee members that will present recommendations for the transformation and professionalization of the National Police. Decree 211-21 created the committee. 

The announcement came after a police patrol violated all protocols and murdered a husband and wife that reportedly were confused with a gang that stole motorcycles. 

The President says his government is prepared to carry out the reform cost what it costs.

“I also recognize that it is possible that in this process of transformation we may encounter obstacles and difficulties and furthermore, I want to warn you that the situation could get worse before it even begins to improve. We have a lot at stake and there are many interests at stake”, said the head of state.

He said the working group has the mission to analyze the police structure, recommend...

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Apr 1, 2014
The hit squad screwed this one up royally.
This type of behavior has been prevalent for years. Only this time they choked on it.
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JD Jones

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Jan 7, 2016
"Tthere are many interests at stake" That's putting it lightly.

Things are going to start getting interesting.

Has anyone else noticed the President isn't surrounded by top-level Military and police in their uniforms like they used to be?