Haiti - Security : National Security Plan
The Prime Minister declared "...ensure security in the country is a priority of the Government [...] in the meetings of the CSPN, we have established two things, first we asked to redouble their efforts in terms of basic security, that we call the operation 'Boukle potoprens' which was for Port-au-Prince and surrounding areas and we also asked that the police has a more pronounced presence in the street [...] in the last days, the presence has increased, there are many more checkpoints [...] it will be done in different areas of the country, not just in Port -au-Prince [...]
There are a lot of follow up that are done to strengthen the Anti-Kidnapping Unit, which had very few police officers, since the new Director General arrived, we gave clear instructions to strengthen it, so that it be more present on the territory [...]
Many technologies are implemented to reduce insecurity, we made 3 meetings with the operators of cellular phone, to ask them to cooperate with the government, particular concerning the sale of SIM cards which was done without identification of the buyer [...]
There will always be crime, but our role is to reduce them, is to put pressure on the bandits, is to follow up to ensure that these individuals are arrested [...] to secure the country and for continue to do it, there must be an increased police presence and continues... [...]"
Godson Aurélus, the new Chief of the National Police of Haiti explained "[...] There are provisions that we had taken to return with the operation 'Boukle potoprens' and at the same time, the Central Directorate of the Judicial Police (DCPJ) work on an operation plan - Dragon 2 - All resources are available to run both operations at the same time [...] the objective of the operation Dragon 2, is that all units of the DCPJ, the Brigade of Research and Investigation (BRI), the Office for the Fight against Traffic in Narcotic Drugs (BLTS), the Criminal Brigade, the Unit Against Kidnapping and Criminal Intelligence Office within the DCPJ, form a Task Force [...] to find the bandits on the ground, that they have in their records and arrest them [...]
This year, there will be more resources, there will be a system of digitized fingerprints [...] which will allow to know within seconds whether a person is involved in a crime scene etc... We will connect this system with all the departmental directorates [...]"
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