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Prevent Crime, Enforce the Law & Support Quality Public Safety by Delivering Respectful, Professional, & Dependable Police Services. The Belize Police Department, adheres to the mission statement of "The police working in partnership with all communities to help prevent and reduce crime, and to enhance the quality of life for a safer Belize."


The Belize Police Department shall work in partnership with all communities in providing the highest quality of service through Community Policing and problem solving strategies.

We seek to reduce and prevent crime by employing Intelligence Led-Policing, effective investigation and prosecution of crimes and proactive and preventative patrol of our cities, towns and highways.

We aim to enhance the quality of life by creating safer neighborhoods, while maintaining the highest standard of integrity.

Institutional Values

The Belize Police Department holds these values in the highest regard: Service Oriented, Professionalism, Commitment, Competence, Knowledge, Discipline, Integrity, Loyalty, and Respect. 

Best Practices in Policing

Use best practices, including officer safety and performance-based accountability, to provide progressive and responsive police services to crime victims, witnesses, and all members of the community.

Ethics Integrity

Foster an organizational culture that values integrity, accountability, ethical decision-making and respect for civil and constitutional rights.

Community Partnership

Strengthen links with all community members and associations through open communications, mutual responsibility, and a commitment to customer service.

Identify, Prioritize Solve Problems

Identify and prioritize crime prevention and law enforcement challenges using a flexible problem-solving approach that achieves results.

Management Organizational Efficiency Effectiveness

Structure the organization to support the BPD mission, and field a well-trained sworn and civilian workforce which uses technology, training equipment and research strategically and effectively.

Cyber Security Awareness

·       Increase your knowledge on how to stay safe on the Internet!

·       Be VIGILANT of fraudulent practices.

·       Be CAREFUL of how you provide information of the internet.

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Learn more about the vision, our goals and the challenges we face in the future.

Download: BPD Strategic Plan 2006 - 2010 PDF

(Updated strategic plan 2015+ to be released soon)

IWF Belize Reporting Portal

Belize have joined the Internet Watch Foundation's (IWF) global reporting portals network, by adopting a technical reporting solution for online child sexual abuse imagery. You can report any suspected illegal content anonymously to one of the world's leading hotlines, the IWF. The portal links are available in English and Spanish translations.


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Crime Stoppers

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