Costa Rica is one of the most developed countries in Central America. In Costa Rica life and the common good are very important and it is the society itself that takes care of the security of all. The Ticos are attentive and hospitable, and have an exquisite treatment with the tourist. They are the first to guide you about where to move and where not to move. Learn more about security in Costa Rica here.
The Costa Rican Institute of Tourism in conjunction with the police, have created a subdivision called tourist police with more than 250 officers, whose main purpose is to maintain order and security in tourist areas of the country. If you have any questions or doubts, you can turn to them.