Saturday, May 25, 2024

Police Brutality

Caye Caulker resident files complaint against police officer

24-year-old Caye Caulker resident Shaquille Rogers has filed a legal complaint against a police officer attached to the Caye Caulker police formation, after claiming abuse by the officer while in custody.

Court case for San Pedro Police officer Tyrell Rowley adjourned to April

San Pedro police officer 21-year-old Tyrell Rowley was before the San Pedro Magistrate Court on Wednesday, March 13th as he continues to answer to the offense of Wounding, after being involved in a case of police brutality on New Year’s Day at Boca del Rio

Guest Editorial: Happy New Year?

"My first post of 2019 was to have been one of hope for you, your family and our Jewel, that we live happy, safe, prosperous lives. I am trying to cling to that hope and still wish that it be so. Happy New Year. But 2019 was barely 24 hours old when in a blaze of violence 5 Belizeans are murdered, and one more is brutally injured, and in a critical condition."

Police brutality on Ambergris Caye leaves one injured; two police officers suspended

QRT officers, P.C. No 1919 Samir Medina and P.C. No 2287 Tyrell Rowley have been put on a 7-day suspension pending both criminal and internal police investigation after they were caught on video brutally beating and stomping an unconscious Jamir Leal.

San Pedro Police Officers’ court trial for Central Park shooting adjourned

On Wednesday, May 31st, police officers Norman Coye and Darnell Madrill, charged for the shooting at Central Park, faced their first court session at the San Pedro Magistrate Court.

Island victim of alleged police brutality tells her side of the story

The woman who was at the center of the alleged police brutality incident of Saturday, April 1st, at San Pedro’s Central Park, has come forward with her version of the events.

Two San Pedro Police officers charged for Central Park shooting

A shooting incident that took place in the early hours of Saturday, April 1st has caused much friction between the island community and the...

Peaceful vigil held in honor of Edwin Ixpatac

The memory of Edwin Ixpatac was honored during a vigil candle walk held in San Pedro Town on Saturday, March 12th.