Graduation Ceremony of the 22nd Promotion of the Police Nationale
- Saturday, May 21, 2011 1:13 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Composed of 875 agents including 57 women, the 22nd graduation of the National Police of Haiti (PNH) brought in new recruits having received training at schools and permanent training at the police academy.
To this effect, a solemn ceremony was held in honor of the new graduates in the presence of the President of the Republic.
After receiving finite, theoretical, physical and technical training. The new police are on the front lines of the wall.
They come to enlarge the size of the PNH whose numbers have always been found to be insufficient: "a policeman for 500 people," said Mario AndrÃ©sol, Director General of PNH.
The 22nd promotion officers are invited to uphold the Constitution, the internal regulations of the HNP and to work for a State of law. They will be distributed into different units of the National Police whose Office to combat trafficking in narcotics (BLTS), d'intervention et de maintien de l'ordre (CIMO) company, the body of Haitian Coast Guard.
"You cannot be a good police officer if you are not a good citizen. A good policeman to respects and complies with the other. Few people remember the good that you will do, but when you do evil, everybody remember", said Jean Miguelite MaximÃ©, Detective Professor, speaking to the recipients who were preparing to take an oath to become real police officers.
MaximÃ© also urged his students to not venture into the political world. "Justice in the order and order by justice", he shouted to invite his pupils to much to reconcile the two concepts: Justice and order. The training of police, said the Detective Professor, is based on the rule of law, the rights of women and others...
Fighting crime in Haitian society
In the eyes of the Director General of the HNP, Mario AndrÃ©sol, young officers should work for a company where reign the order and discipline. A society in which the crime will be banned. But he knows that the realization of his dream passes by a long battle.
"The battle for a society of law, without crime where blood will cease flowing, is long." It is for you to work to achieve this end. "By your serenity, you will contribute to compliance with the rules," argued the number one of the HNP.
He invited the police to the 22nd promotion to put into practice the concepts acquired during their training and change the image of the police institution. "Aspiring, you learned to serve. You are trained in a noble institution, but, too often you forget what you learned," he said.
"Nothing is worth this privilege to welcome you with the first lady, President of the Republic." "Your presence is a boost for the police," said Mr. Mario AndrÃ©sol welcoming the presence of the head of the State and his wife at the graduation ceremony of the 22nd promotion of HNP. He also welcomed the presence of representatives of the international community including the Ambassador of the United States to Port - Port-au-Prince, Kenneth Merten.
The End of Neglect
Participated, this Friday, at the graduation ceremony of police of the 22nd promotion of HNP, the President of the Republic, Joseph Michel Martelly to congratulate the young officers and the major State of HNP for job well doneto repeat it. He informed the new police officers who have been honoured that this honour requires. "Your role of police officer requires you exemplary behaviour, strict compliance with the Constitution and laws of the country and a blind and total submission to justice and its principles." "I am with you 100%, he said to the police but, I will not tolerate abuse of authority from the police. I do not supporterai the police involved in drug trafficking and crime. "More protection policy for criminals," reassures the President Martelly.
Photos: Photo 1
, Photo 2
, Photo 3
, Photo 4
by James Alexis
Related 05.19.2011: New MINUSTAH Chief Adds Economic-Social Development Work with Martelly to Mission
Related 05.18.2011: U.S. and Haitian Coast Guard Seize $1M[USD] in Marijuana
Related 05.13.2011: Formerly Demobilized Soldiers Call on Martelly to Name their Commander
Related 04.10.2011: Saint Marc Police in USA for Rescue Training
Source: Le Nouvelliste