Haiti launches its first Police Border (POLIFRONT)
Haiti have launched a new specialized police unit whose mission is to monitor and control the land border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic, in cooperation with the Customs and Immigration Department.
This new special border police unit that will have at term in 2018, 600 men to be deployed along the border, currently has a staff of 118 officers to be deployed in the Northeast.
Their mission is to combat transnational crime, human trafficking and trafficking in arms and narcotics.
Another specialized unit will be exclusively responsible for combating smuggling between the two countries.