According to WikiLeaks Haiti, Haitian business organizations and members of the country's elite used the Haitian police as their own private army after the 2004 coup D'Etat that ousted President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
This was based on secret US Embassy cable. It reported that Fritz Mevs told the Embassy that the president of the Haitian Chamber of Commerce, Reginald Boulos, had distributed arms to Haiti national police and had called on others to do so in order to provide cover to his own actions.
Here is a picture of the First Haitian-American Chief of Police for North Miami. Marc Elias Jr. is certified in Crime Prevention through Environmental Design. A member of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives NOBLE , Miami Dade County Association of Chiefs of Police MDACP and the National Sheriff's Association NSA .
Elias is a former Chief of Police in Florida City in 1999. Florida City at the time was a 50-officer department. He become the first Haitian-American police chief in Miami-Dade history.
Our friend in the north is the latest to take a public stand in the issue of Military force in Haiti. The government of Canada thinks that the creating a military force in haiti will likely do more arms by removing resources from its Police force.
Insteasd, Canada will support an effort to strengthen Haiti's national police to respond to the currrent security problems in Haiti
Here is a picture of the haitian Military force in front of the National palace that was destroyed in the Haiti earthquake. Come to think of it, both the Haitian Military and Forces Armes d'haiti FADH are history. They no longer exist. The new haitian president Michel Martelly has interest in bringing the force back as he said. haiti needs a military force
Haiti national police and UN assure the security of the Haitian population