Viewers may recall that last year Inspector Daniel Arzu launched an initiative that was geared at benefitting underprivileged students of Corozal Town.  And with the nature of job, later that same year, inspector Arzu was transferred to the Cayo District and the project unfinished.  The good news tonight is that not all good has gone to waste since members of the Corozal Community Policing and Officer Commanding the Corozal Police Department Superintendent Andrew Ramirez have filled up the gap in making Arzu’s initiative a true success. And today, the Corozal Community policing department has acquired fourteen new computers which were donated by the U.S Embassy in Belize through the CARSI program. According to Superintendent Andrew Ramirez, nine of the fourteen computers will be set up in the Drop-in Center where many students will have access to them.


andrewSupt. Andrew Ramirez – OC Corozal.


“After constant communication with Mr. Shal and others from the US Embassy we finally got through with receiving nine and the idea to having nine is to have a dropping center here, this building behind me was once the police garage for the OC but my previous deputy, Daniel Arzu he was responsible for community policing project and he saw where we could have used this since this was basically an abandoned garage and I must applaud that initiative on his behalf but since he has been transferred we continue because that was his dream in having a dropping center amongst others so I will continue the project along with Mr. Serrano and the idea is to focus to under privilege youths and persons who got access to internet and so forth.”


A police officer will be assigned to assist the students in the Drop-in Center.


Supt. Andrew Ramirez – OC Corozal


“A police officer will be assigned until 7 to 8 pm, this is not an 8 to 5 dropping center because we must be cognizant that kids need from time to time that opportunity a little after five and even weekends whilst Sunday depending on the request form other students then it will be another day but Saturdays definitely will be one weekends that we will be available to deal with the dropping center.”


Victor Castillo – Reporter


“You have mentioned that under privilege students or children will be able to benefit of this, is this only for them that are enrolled within the cadet?”


Supt. Andrew Ramirez – OC Corozal


“No, no, no this is for the community of Corozal.”


The grand opening of the much needed facility will be done in the coming days.

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