The National Police celebrated this Wednesday the graduation ceremony of more than 300 agents assigned to different tactical units of the institution of order.
At the inauguration ceremony headed by the entity’s director, Eduardo Alberto Then, the uniformed officers graduated from the “XX Lince National Motorized Course”, “First Promotion of the Gray Beret Course”, “Canine Handler Course (K-9)”, and “Crowd Management Course”.
“This graduation, as well as those that have presided over and will follow, clearly show us that our institution is heading towards a more professional, effective and up-to-date police force,” said the director of Special Operations, Colonel Jaqués González.
The agents took an oath dictated by the head of the Police, where they promised to defend the institutions of the Dominican Republic, independence, its Constitution and regulations, as well as being loyal to its principles and obeying their superiors.
The lynx Alquimides Virgilio Peréz, who spoke on behalf of his companions, expressed feeling “grateful to God for allowing them to take advantage of his physical and mental faculties. And put them at the service of society”. He also thanked his superiors and instructors.
Part of the graduates offered those present a demonstration of the abilities and skills acquired during their training cycle.
The ceremony was held on the esplanade of the institution and was attended by the Vice Ministers of the Interior and Police, Jesús Felix Jiménez and Fernando Norberto Gómez, as well as the commissioner for police reform, José Vila del Castillo, among other police authorities.