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Apr 10, 2015

Want To Join The Police Department? Recruitment Test is on Saturday.

Douglas Hyde

The Belize Police Department will be carrying out its national recruitment examination on Saturday at seven a.m. across the country. Today, Public Relations Officer of the department, Douglas Hyde took the opportunity to invite interested Belizeans to come forward and join the department. Hyde also spoke of the requirements.


Douglas Hyde, PR Officer, Belize Police Department

“The criteria is definitely a Belizean. We have a height criteria likewise in terms of specification of your height. Likewise in terms of the persons must be eighteen, between the ages of eighteen and thirty-five; those are the basics. Along with the application form, we ask for two strong recommendations, of course the police record is needed as it will be vetted likewise during that process. So we encourage persons to come tomorrow morning, professional attired at seven a.m. at these centers that I mentioned just now.”



“Based on the statistics of the pass recruitment opportunities, does the police department anticipate a great number of persons applying?”


Douglas Hyde

“Well since I’ve been there, I’ve noticed that every year, the number of participants has been raising. Last year we had over one thousand applicants and we expect more or less that we will have two thousand applicants this year. The police academy that is in charge of the examinations along with the Ministry of Education, we have worked on the logistics in terms of the preparation for these persons and we are ready for all applicants. Lastly in tersm of applicants who have not submitted their farms to the headquarters, we ask them to bring in their forms tomorrow likewise with all the required requests we asked them with the forms too.”


The Corozal Community College, Muffles High School in Orange Walk, Gwen Lizarraga High School in Belize City, Belmopan Comprehensive School, Delille Academy in the South and UB Punta Gorda Campus are the locations where the exams will be held.

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