The Liberia National Police will hold a one-day Safe Streets Festival on Saturday, 7 December 2019 on Broad Street, Central Monrovia.
Road safety experts in Liberia often blame traffic accidents in the country primarily on the use of defective vehicles and the lack of knowledge of safe road usage by drivers. However, a Liberian journalist is shifting attention to the compromises by officials such as police officers.
The civil society group, Naymote Partners for Democratic Development, is warning that there is a general decline in perceptions of political governance in Liberia.
The Liberia National Police has indefinitely dismissed its former superintendent of police, Arthur V. Freeman, for alleged criminal conspiracy, harassment, and theft of property.
Following a fatal accident along the Buchanan highway involving the vehicle of Grand Bassa’s Superintendent Janjay Baikpeh and a motorcyclist, the Liberia National Police has launched an investigation into the accident.
After pressure from civil society groups, the Ministry of Justice says it has conducted an autopsy on the remains of a Liberia Drugs Enforcement Agency officer who died in April in Buchanan.
A six-year-old boy has been reported dead after a blue Nissan Sunny collided into him and sped away. The accident took place on Wednesday, October 30 on the Suakoko Highway near Fendall.
As reports of accident fatalities increase, Common Sense Solutions Inc., which publishes The Bush Chicken, hosted its second road safety comedy show in Paynesville on Sunday.