Friday, June 21, 2024
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Superintendent Alejandro Cowo

Island police officer recognized as Officer of the Year for San Pedro

Woman Police Constable (WPC) Kristy Novelo was recently selected as officer of the year for the San Pedro Police Formation. The island-based police officer was recognized for outstanding performance, arrests, conduct, and good work ethic.

New chief and deputy commander of the San Pedro Police Formation working for a safer island

Assistant Superintendent of Police Egbert Edmund Castillo Jr. and Inspector Darwin Serano are the new commanding officers of the San Pedro Police Formation. Superintendent Castillo Jr. is the new chief at the police station, replacing Assistant Superintendent Basil Reyes, while Inspector Serano holds the post of deputy at the station. Both senior officers, under the leadership of Superintendent Alejandro Cowo, Commander of Region Four (San Pedro and Caye Caulker), want to continue the excellent work on the island. According to them, several harmful elements have been removed from the island as they work hand in hand with the community for a safer San Pedro.

SPTC and Area Representative hold public meeting with residents of northern Ambergris Caye

On Wednesday, May 17th, a public meeting was held in a community ten miles north of San Pedro Town by the San Pedro Town Council (SPTC) and Area Representative Honourable Andre Perez. The gathering saw dozens of people living in this island area and engaged the local authorities to discuss their needs and concerns.

Regulations on sale of alcohol during Good Friday

The Easter holiday is here, from Friday, April 7th, through Monday, April 10th. San Pedro Town is a popular destination among visitors; however, specific regulations must be observed during the holy week. Since many residents celebrate the religious aspect of Easter, the San Pedro Town Council (SPTC) asks everyone to respect the traditions associated with these dates and observe a ‘dry’ Good Friday. As such, on Wednesday, April 5th, Mayor Gualberto ‘Wally’ Nuñez explained the rules on the sale of alcohol on Friday.

ComPol Chester Williams visits San Pedro to coordinate surveillance system installation

To continue working towards a safer island community, the Commissioner of Police (ComPol) Chester Williams visited the island on Friday, January 13th, to join the efforts in establishing a surveillance network in and around downtown San Pedro. The plan also aims to partner with local stakeholders and set up security cameras in strategic points of the island town to monitor illicit activities better.