Madam Speaker, I present this statement to the people of the Virgin Islands on the Police Act 2023, which has been subject to much scrutiny since its first reading in the House of Assembly a week ago. For the benefit of the public, I will give a brief timeline of the progression of the Bill to this stage.
Topic: Customs, Immigration, Internal Security (Police), Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) | Posted By: DSmith
Thursday, 19 January 2023 - 5:12pm
It gives me great pleasure this morning to witness and be a part of this Contract signing and Groundbreaking ceremony for the Joint Marine Shore Base Building. We can all agree that this project is another one that is well overdue.
The Government of the Virgin Islands request tenders for the supply and delivery of Petrol and Diesel for the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force specifically at the Road Town Station and Marine Base on Tortola.
By now many of you have become aware of a video circulating on social media entitled, "Police in Paradise," produced by the United Kingdom media house ITV, profiling the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force tackling crime in the British Virgin Islands.
The incomplete video entitled ‘Police in Paradise’ which is now in circulation was intended to be a tool for recruiting officers from the Caribbean and the U.K., and aimed at capturing the benefits and challenges of policing in the BVI.