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715 Pligrims Headed To World Youth Day in Panama To Get Police Escort As They Pass Through Costa Rica

On their way to Panama cityr for the World Youth Day 2019 through Costa Rica, 715 pilgrims will be under the watchful eyes of the different police forces of the Ministerio de Gobernación y Policía and the Ministerio Seguridad Pública (Ministry of the Interior...

Weekend Mega Police Operation Nets Criminals, Firearms and Drugs

A mega-operation by the Fuerza Publica (National Police) held this weekend in areas of great influx of tourists to the country led to the arrest of two individuals who assaulted a couple of tourists in Uvita de Osa, in the southern part of the...

How Much Do Police Earn in Costa Rica?

The men and women of the Fuerza Publica - the national police  - the largest of all police forces in the country, are generally charged with the apprehension of criminals and the prevention and detection of crime, protection and assistance of the general public,...

Minister Sends All The Police To The Street In His Second Mega-operation

Starting a 5 p.m. on Thursday, all the officers of the Fuerza Publica (National Police) took part in the second police mega-operation in different parts of the country. This was confirmed by newly appointed Minister of Security, Michael Soto Rojas. The former sub-director of the OIJ...

Respect And Appreciation For Seniors

"Our respect and appreciation for seniors," writes the Minister of Public Security, Gustavo Mata. The high ranking police official in the country tells us the story of how his officers of the @fuerzapublicaCR  (national Police) of San Ramon, #Alajuela, during patrol (walking the beat) came...

American Woman Arrested In Escazu Wanted On International Warrant

Q COSTA RICA - The Ministerio de Seguridad Publica (MSP) reports the arrest of an American woman in Escazú, in Costa Rica illegally and an with international arrest warrant for fraud. The woman, identified by her last name, Quintero, was detained Thursday afternoon by officers...

From Chile to Mexico, The Best and Worst of Police in Latin America

Q COSTA RICA, via Insightcrime.org who has put together a selection of some of the region's best -- and worst -- police forces. In the report, Costa Rica is among the countries with the best police force. Insightcrime.org says Costa Rica has one of Latin America's...

Security Ministry Investigating Alleged Coup in Police Force

Q COSTA RICA - The Ministerio de Seguridad Pública (MSP) is investigation the origin of an alleged coup threatening the police force, arising from a disagreement of some unionized police officials with the change in work schedule. "A coup is possible...we are the police...we can...

Costa Rica To Fast-Track Training Of New Police Recruits

Q COSTA RICA - The wave of violence and criminality that plagues the country has caused the Ministry of Public Security (Ministerio de Seguridad Pública - MSP) to accelerate the selection and training process of new recruits for the national police force, the Fuerza...

PHOTOS: SVA In Action

Costa Rica's police at work. Photos of the special air surveillane unit (Servicio Vigilancia Aerea - SVA) of the Fuerza Publica. Photos from MSP - Ministerio de Segurida Publica

Police Nab Suspect in Brutal Murder Of Young Woman in Escazú

QCOSTARICA - Like the Canadian Mounties, the OIJ in Costa Rica always get their man (or at least they try), as in the case of the suspected murderer of Yurey Lucial Garcia, found in the back of her father's SUV, on the sixth floor...

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