A Former Police Officer is praising the efforts of the Government and the Dominica Police Force, on the launching of its Community Policing Program.
Dr. David Michael who served for 30 years as a Chief Inspector in the United Kingdom, says it is vital for the community and the police officers to work hand in hand.
Dr. Michael says the training of the police officers can only go so far.
He says the lack of trust between the public and the police force hinders the capacity of the police to prevent crimes.
Dr Michael says in order for community policing to be a success, the police on the ground need to provide better services to their communities.
Former Police Officer David Michael
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