Constraint 1: Crime and Insecurity Goal 1: Professionalize justice sector institutions to make them more effective in combating crime and insecurity in El Salvador, as well as enhance the public perception of these government institutions. On Track During this period, the USG and GOES worked together to establish and equip a training school for public defenders; train 56 instructors in case theory, oral litigation and evidence handling conduct four train- the-trainer courses for 108 police and prosecutors on the new Manual on Investigative Procedures educate 185 judges, prosecutors and public defenders on evidence collection and handling and train prosecutors in abbreviated procedures, rules of evidence, opening and closing remarks and interrogation techniques to improve the rate of resolution of criminal cases. Ninety-six public officials received training and certification to train their colleagues in key aspects of the Criminal Procedures Code. In addition, the GOES created a committee at the Technical Unit of the Justice Center to monitor PFG implementation for Goals 1 and 2 and promote coordination to achieve desired results. The Committee includes representatives of each GOES justice sector institution and a USAID representative. With USG support, the Human Rights Institute of the Central American University presented its one year report on the implementation and impact of the Criminal Procedures Code. A public survey was conducted to measure public satisfaction with the performance of the justice and security sector. On a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being completely unsatisfied and 100 being completely satisfied the survey indicated a satisfaction level of 40.4.