Twenty four recruits are now fully fledged Police Officers of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force

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ZIZ News…June 3, 2011 – The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police force has increased it strength by twenty four officers following the 37th Graduating Ceremony on Thursday at the Police Training Complex, Ponds Pasture.

The new police officers are the first to undergo training under the new course training standard for the police, put together by the Royal Mounting Canadian Police Force and the RSCNPF.

This followed about six months of training in various aspects of law enforcement, drills, physical education, Police subjects and military subjects.

Of the twenty four now fully fledged Police Officers there are twenty males and four females who all successfully completed the six month training which started in November of 2010.

Passing out Parade

Among the officials attending the ceremony were the Governor General, His Excellency Dr. Sir Cuthbert Sebastian, Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Security Hon. Sam Condor, Premier of Nevis Hon. Joseph Parry along with other members of cabinet and the Federal Parliament.

Both the Prime Minister and the Minister of National Security told the new police officers that they have a huge task ahead of them and they must take their job seriously.

Among the officers who received prizes for their excellent performance was number 757 PC Treveron Richards who was awarded for Best at Police Subjects, Most outstanding student and Best results in Final Exams. He also received the baton of Honour from the Commissioner of Police Mr. Austin Williams and the prime Minister’s Plaque presented by Prime Minister the Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas.

The highlight of the passing out parade was a drill display which received loud applause from family members and other invited guests at the ceremony.

Passing out Parade

Passing out Parade guests

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