Prosecutors’ Course conducted at National Police Training Academy Print E-mail
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Thursday, 25 April 2013 00:00

Participants at the Prosecutors Training CourseIn order to improve the effectiveness of the Police Department and other law enforcement agencies in Belize, a Prosecutors’ Course is being conducted at the National Police Training Academy in Belmopan.

The two-week training course starts today, April 22nd, 2013 and concludes on Friday, May 5th, 2013. It is being attended by over 25 people from various branches of the Police Department and other law enforcement agencies including the Fisheries Department and Municipal Traffic. Combining theory and practical training, the course covers a wide range of topics, including Judicial Procedures, Interpretation of Statutes, Common Law, the Evidence Act and Handling of Evidence, Case File Analysis and Criminal Court Procedures. 

Among the facilitators and presenters are a number of public and private attorneys, as well as magistrates.  

The course is being coordinated by National Police Director of Training, Senior Superintendent Miguel Segura; Commandant of the National Police Training Academy, Superintendent Lynden Flowers; Chief Inspector of the Training Academy, Sergeant Gerald Jones; and Officer in Charge of the Police Training Support Unit, Inspector Eusebio Lanza.