(RSCNPF): The High Command of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force held an emergency strategy meeting on Saturday (May 21) to address and curtail the continuation of a number of criminal activities that have occurred over the last days.

Immediate action has been taken to put more officers in our communities.

Deputy Commissioner Hilroy Brandy said, “effective immediately, all rest days, vacation, and leave have been suspended for our officers. All officers have been recalled to their stations and units. Training at the Police Training Centre has been suspended in an effort to ensure greater presence on our streets in Basseterre, Charlestown and in our communities.”

He added, “stop and searches of persons of interest, vehicular check points, increased patrols both foot and mobile.”

Deputy Brandy echoed the continuing call for the community to become engaged in the fight against crime and criminal activity in our communities and asked for the support of the support of all citizens and residents. “We ask for the continuing support of our citizens and residents as we work towards ensuring citizen safety.”

“If you have information with regards to acts of crime and criminal activity, please call the Police with that information. You can do so by calling any Police Station in the federation or Crime Stoppers, our confidential hotline, at 1-800-8477 to share the information,” added, Deputy Brandy.