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Samara Police Get a New Chief and a Second Vehicle

By Arianna McKinney

Samara has a new police chief as of November 13th, Jorge Luis Jimenez Gonzalez, from Belen of Nicoya. Jimenez has 12 years experience with the public force. This is his first time serving as chief of a police delegation, although previously he has been in charge of teams cuadras and during his 3 years in San Jose he was in charge of the motorized police. 

Jimenez says he is already familiar with the challenges and problems specific to the area since he served as an officer here from 2004 to 2006 and also was posted in Nosara for short period. As police chief, he said he hopes to promote unity with the local businesses and associations and strengthen the community security program. “We depend on the community. It is the community that informs us,” he stated.

The former police chief, Jose Angel Gomez Matarrita, told VON that he resigned his post as chief because he wanted a work Schedule that would allow him to spend more time with his family. He is now serving as an officer in Nicoya.

 
Samara police now have a second patrol vehicle. Photo Giordano Campini

One of Gomez’s parting achievements was locating a second patrol vehicle for Samara. Gomez coordinated with the police chief in Playa de Coco to obtain a pickup that was formerly used there but in need of repair. The Samara chamber of tourism, CASATUR, provided 1.7 million colones ($3400) to repair the vehicle, which is a 2007 Nissan Frontier. With this acquisition, Samara now has two patrol vehicles. 


 

More Community News

Nosareños Rally to “Adopt” A Puntarenas Orphanage

Seventy children from all over Costa Rica are living in humble conditions at the Hogar Cristiano (“Hogarcito”), a children‘s orphanage in Puntarenas. Like most orphanages, the Hogarcito depends upon the goodwill of others to help provide for the children and Nosareños are rising to the occasion.

Nosara Police Limited Without Phone or Vehicles

The public force located in downtown Nosara is just doing rounds in the neighborhoods that officers can reach on foot, according to Nosara Chief Gerardo Aguilar Aguilar.

Paving the Center of Nosara Gets Underway

Asphalt has finally arrived for the streets in the center of Nosara. The wait was long, seeing as the project to pave the principle roadways of the community has been in the works since May of this year.

 

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