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National Security Minister, Hermangild Francis, has expressed satisfaction with new promotion policies in the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF). “In the past what you found was a strong emphasis on degrees and not enough on things like work experience, discipline and performance,” Francis said in an interview with the government publication ‘Our Saint Lucia’. […]

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BBC:–  Hundreds of migrants travelling across Central America in a mass caravan to the US have tried to breach Mexico’s southern border and enter the country. Some migrants broke through Guatemalan border fences but then clashed with Mexican riot police in no man’s land. On Friday, US President Donald Trump thanked Mexico for holding back the […]

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(USA TODAY) – Two weeks ago, Chinedu Valentine Okobi, who had been darting in and out of traffic on a busy downtown street in Millbrae, California, went into cardiac arrest after being tackled by San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies and repeatedly tased. The drama unfolding over the death in police custody of this 36-year-old father ...

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USA Today:-  SAN FRANCISCO – Two weeks ago, Chinedu Valentine Okobi, who had been darting in and out of traffic on a busy downtown street in Millbrae, California, went into cardiac arrest after being tackled by San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies and repeatedly tased. The drama unfolding over the death in police custody of this 36-year-old father […]

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Former Police Commissioner, Cuthbert Phillips, believes it is time to decriminalise marijuana. Phillips observed that countries which at one time were opposed to the herb have now found it necessary to legalise its use. He told St Lucia Times he did not see any reason why people should be incarcerated  for ganja. “When you look […]

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Police In The South Of Saint Lucia Are Placing Those Suspected Of Criminal Behaviour On The Defensive. The Lawmen And Women Have Conducted Raids That Have Resulted In Arrests And The Confiscation Of Illicit Items.
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The Police Welfare Association (PWA) has not ruled out the use of body cameras by police officers here. PWA President, Travis Chicot, has said believes in any initiative that pushes the agenda of law enforcement and makes things better for the police. “I totally believe that it can work,” Chicot stated. However he noted that […]

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(CMC) – A senior police officer has been granted GUY$250,000 (One Guyana dollar=US$0.004 cents) bail and will re-appear in court on November 12 on charge related to the death of a 64-year-old cyclist. Deputy Superintendent of Police, Patrick Todd, stood before Magistrate Rochelle Liverpool at the Leonora Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday to answer the charges ...

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Vieux Fort Police have arrested  seven persons, mainly for the possession of illegal firearms and ammunition, in a crackdown on criminal activity in the South of the Island. During the weekend operation, two firearms were recovered and four vehicles were detained. A fake gun, knives and scissors, were recovered at a dance in Bruceville where […]

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