(ZIZ News) — On Friday, 26 officers from various arms of the security forces wrapped up training in the most recent course organized by the Regional Security System Training institute.
Among those present at the “Section Leaders Course” closing ceremony were Commissioner Of Police, Ian Queeley, The Director Of Training- RSS Training Institute, Retired Captain Brian Roberts And The Commander Of The St. Kitts Nevis Defence Force, Lt. Colonel Patrick Wallace.
During his feature address, Prime Minister of St. Kitts And Nevis Dr. The Hon. Timothy Harris had a few words for the officers.
“I congratulate all of you for participating in the course. I thank you for loving St. Kitts and Nevis enough for wanting to extend your stay and if you choose to live here, we also offer you welcome. So thanks again, may God bless you and may your stint with us be a very successful and memorable one”, PM Harris stated.
The course goals are designed to prepare junior police and defence force personnel to assume mid-level supervisory positions.
Course topics are designed to enhance and improve the leadership qualities of junior leaders, and train the participants to conduct training and operations in an environmentally responsible matter.
Personnel from security forces in Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Grenada, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and St. Kitts and Nevis participated in the training course.
During the course, history was made as for the first time a female identified as Woman Constable Davina Charles of Grenada captured the Best Student Award.
The training was funded by the international narcotics and law enforcement affairs and coordinated by the Narcotic Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Barbados.
The closing ceremony for the “Sections Leaders Course” took place in the conference room at Her Majesty’s Customs and Excise Department located in Bird Rock.
The month long course officially began on Monday November 7.