Ecuador graduates 522 new prison guards, hopes to rehabilitate the sytem

Posted on August 20, 2012 • Filed under: Corruption, Crime, Ecuador, Police/Military Activity reportedThe group emerged from the project guards training prison guards, whose graduation was last weekend at the Army Polytechnic School (ESPE), in Quito. The guides are attached to the 480 custodians who received their certification in April. The guides will have a salary of between $ 650 and $ 700, “not counting overtime,” said Johanna Pesántez, Minister of Justice, who participated in the graduation ceremony. Pesántez reported that it has invested nearly $ 1.5 million in the training plan of the new guidelines and are expected to train thousands more in a second stage. The minister warned the graduates “zero tolerance if verified any illegal or corrupt behavior within rehabilitation centers.” Read Article

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