Title Dominican Republic: 1. Please provide information about the Municipal Police of Palo Verde of the province of Montecristi. In particular, is it an official state police force or is it a local police force or volunteer or vigilante group? If this is a local police force of volunteers, what is the official state police force? 2. Is there any information about police recruitment; that is, could a 43 year old, with 9 years of education reach the rank of Sergeant Major in 3-4 years? 3. Please provide information about state protection for a person who is a former police officer involved in drug arrests. 4. Please discuss the possibilities of such officers safely relocating to another part of the country
Publisher Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal
Publication Date 15 July 2011
Country Dominican Republic
Topics Police | State protection
Citation / Document Symbol DOM38959
Cite as Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal, Dominican Republic: 1. Please provide information about the Municipal Police of Palo Verde of the province of Montecristi. In particular, is it an official state police force or is it a local police force or volunteer or vigilante group? If this is a local police force of volunteers, what is the official state police force? 2. Is there any information about police recruitment; that is, could a 43 year old, with 9 years of education reach the rank of Sergeant Major in 3-4 years? 3. Please provide information about state protection for a person who is a former police officer involved in drug arrests. 4. Please discuss the possibilities of such officers safely relocating to another part of the country, 15 July 2011, DOM38959, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4f13df7b2.html [accessed 26 December 2014]
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