182 New National Civil Police Officers Graduated 

VII Course of Third Police Officer Training concludes at the National Police Officer Training School.

by Victor Cojulún

Guatemala City, by Lincy Rodríguez -AGN- The Minister of the Interior, Byron René Bor Illescas, led a graduation ceremony at the Police Officer Training School in Guatemala City, accompanied by vice ministers and high-ranking officials from the National Civil Police -PNC-. The event marked the close of a historic year with completing the VII Course of Third Police Officer Training and the Diploma in Police Sciences.

During this ceremony, 182 officers who completed specialized studies graduated. The graduating class consisted of 27 women and 155 men, who received training in various areas such as:

  • Investigation
  • English language
  • Prevention
  • Firearms
  • Shooting, among others.

Police Transformation

Minister Bor Illescas expressed his satisfaction and emphasized the importance of this milestone during the ceremony. He also highlighted that the institution is undergoing significant changes due to the Police Transformation Strategy. This initiative aims to strengthen the PNC professionalization processes, ensuring high-quality and efficient public service.

One of the event’s highlights was the changing of epaulets carried out by the PNC commanders for the new Third Police Officers. This symbolic act marked the graduates’ official transition. For ten months, they underwent rigorous training programs in various specialties, including investigation, firearms, public service, and shooting.

Comprehensive Preparation

The training of the graduates focused not only on technical aspects but also on comprehensive preparation to face the challenges of public service.

The academic program covered various areas to ensure that the new officers are equipped to perform their duties effectively and ethically.

The graduation of this class of Third Police Officers marks a significant milestone in the PNC’s constant pursuit of raising professional standards.

This achievement represents progress for the institution and signifies a firm step toward continuous improvement in security and community service.

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