Twenty Two People complete Training in Forensic Ballistics Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 26 March 2013 00:00

Participants in the Forensic trainingOn Friday, March 22nd, 2013, Twenty Two (22) people received certificates after completing a one-week Training Course in Forensic Ballistics, conducted by the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) in collaboration with the British High Commission in Belize and the Ministry of National Security.

The areas covered by the course are mainly in support of criminal investigations and the counter-proliferation of firearms and ammunition.

Keynote Speaker at the Closing/Graduation Ceremony was British High Commissioner in Belize, Pat Ashworth. Other speakers included the newly appointed Director of the National Forensic Science Service, David Henderson and Chief Forensic Analyst, Genoveva Marin. Also present was Deputy British High Commissioner, Jackie Brown. Master of Ceremonies was Police Press Officer, Raphael Martinez. 

The Closing/Graduation Ceremony on Friday, March 22nd took place inside the Family Association Conference Room at the Belize Defense Force Compound at Price Barracks, Ladyville.