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Police repression increases in Haiti with new Brigade BOID

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Police repression increases in Haiti with new Brigade BOID

Here is the new Police force in Haiti building a reputation for violence and repression with new Brigade BOID.

BOID Part of Police Repression against Party Members. The National Police of Haiti has formed a new specialized unit, the Brigade of Operation and Departmental Intervention (BOID). Its first promotion graduated 254 policemen and -women. One of its mandates is to back up departmental units of the Haitian police.

BOID has been deployed in not always ethical ways. At a political rally it was suspected BOID carried out the shooting of a senior official of Pitit Dessalines in a drive-by.

Tags: police brutality, haiti national police, pnh, Violence, abuse, BOID, Repression

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