Veralina Rivas Awarded Officer of the Month for August

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

Woman Police Constable (WPC) 1672 Veralina Rivas was the proud recipient of August’s Officer of the Month Award. WPC Rivas was honored in a small ceremony on Monday, September 1st at the San Pedro Police Station. Her effectiveness and rational thinking in the past month earned her the recognition and prizes that come along with the title.August San Pedro Police Officer of the Month-1
Officer in Charge of the San Pedro Police Superintendent Luis Castellanos and Deputy Mayor Gabriel “Gaby” Nuñez were present to hand over the award and prizes. According to Castellanos, WPC Rivas carries herself in the police station with pride and always puts her work first. “WPC Rivas has never once complained when tasked to do something, even more she goes the extra mile to ensure that her cases are properly dealt with. WPC Rivas also takes the initiative in making decisions that will help the police station and has never let her personal life interfere with her working profession. For these and many more reasons, I believe she is the best candidate to receive the award,” said Castellanos.August San Pedro Police Officer of the Month-2
For her excellent job record, WPC Rivas received a woman’s bicycle courtesy of Shane McCann from Belize Sotheby’s International Realty, a watch courtesy of Carol Griesemer, $50 cash courtesy of Gaby’s Construction Company, and $100 cash courtesy of Mary Hawthorne from Caye Management. “I would like to thank the entire San Pedro Police Department and the community for this award. I will continue striving to do my job to the best of my ability, especially in when it comes Domestic Violence,” said WPC Rivas.August San Pedro Police Officer of the Month-3


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