Castries, Saint Lucia: Philip J. Pierre, Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, appreciated the efforts of the officers and staff of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force.
He praised the RSLPF and said that because of their work, the country’s streets are now secure and safe, allowing people to go around freely and safely.
Minister Pierre said through his social media account, “I want to take a moment to encourage and express my gratitude to the men and women of the RSLPF”. You’ve been asked to step up your efforts recently to ensure that our streets are safe and that we may go about our daily lives without fear”.
In order to support the ongoing efforts of the local law enforcement authorities, PM Philip J. Pierre also requested the help of the RSS. Yesterday evening, he had the opportunity to welcome them to Saint Lucia and express his gratitude for their service.
Prime minister J Pierre also thanked the governments and citizens of Barbados, Grenada, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Dominica for sending some of their best workers to collaborate with them at this time, referring to the region as One Caribbean.
The prime minister said, “Let’s continue to support and encourage our police force and work together to establish a safe and prosperous community for all.
Premier Philip J Pierre earlier today paid a visit to the Town of Vieux Fort to talk with and encourage locals and business owners.
PM Pierre praised them, saying, “Your courage and endurance are inspirational, and I have no doubt that we will emerge out of this stronger than ever before.”
He requested their assistance helping the RSLPF and RSS in their community activities. Keep in mind that they are all in this together and that they can surpass any obstacle. Be steadfast and optimistic; they will succeed.
A thorough review of the current status of national security and the steps being taken to protect people’s lives and livelihoods, especially in Vieux Fort, was also given to PM Philip J. Pierre.
He wanted to thank law enforcement for their efforts and dedication and reinforce his commitment to supplying the necessary equipment to deal with the criminals who want to disturb the peace of the lovely island of Saint Lucia.
The House of Assembly will gather today to discuss the Suppression of Escalated Crime (Police Powers) Bill as part of the strategy to combat crime.
PM J. Pierre suggested the people of Saint Lucia to support the government and the police.