Anti-Crime Unit hails Commissioner, rank and file of Police Force
|Commissioner of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force, Mr. C. G. Walwyn (left) presents citation to Sgt. Travis Rogers.|
|Commissioner of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force, Mr. C. G. Walwyn (left) presents citation to Inspector Winston Wilkinson.|
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, MARCH 27TH 2012 (CUOPM) -The Commissioner and rank and file of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force have been commended by the Anti-Crime Unit of the Office of the Prime Minister.
Copies of the citation were presented by Commissioner of Police, Mr. C.G. Walwyn to Sgt Travis Rogers and during the opening ceremony of the 18th Annual Pre-International Drug Conference Enforcement Conference/18th Regional Drug Commanders Conference to Sergeant Travis Rogers and Inspector Winston Wilkinson.
“The Ant-Crime Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister commends the Commissioner and rank and file of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force, ably assisted by the Commander and soldiers of the St. Kitts and Nevis Defence Force, for their outstanding commitment to duty and to public safety demonstrated by their dedication and untiring efforts to implement the drug supply reduction initiatives in the Federation.
“Special recognition is given to the Heads of the Units on the islands of St. Kitts and Nevis and especially to Sergeant Travis Rogers and Inspector Winston Wilkinson respectively, whose overall leadership in the enforcement of the anti-drug strategy is to be highly commended,” said the citation, signed by the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas, Prime Minister and Minister Responsible for the Anti-Crime Unit.
“The Anti-Crime Unit, on behalf of the Government, will continue to give its full support to the drug eradication initiative in the Federation as part of its commitment to the overall safety and security of the people and the nation as a whole. May you continue to exhibit exemplary work in service to your Force and to the Government and people of the Federation,” the citation read.
Delivering the feature address Prime Minister Douglas said that in 2011 and 2012 local security forces seized cocaine with a street value of EC$500,000, cured marijuana with a street value of some EC$12 million and marijuana plants with a street value of some EC$42 million.