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UPDATE: Lawrence Thomas Sergeant Of Police Dies From COVID-19

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September 21, 2021, Kingstown – The Commissioner of Police and other ranks of the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force (RSVGPF) extends deepest condolences to the family and friends of the late, Lawrence Thomas, Sergeant of Police, No.569. Thomas died on September 20, 2021 at his home after complaining about experiencing difficulty breathing.

His death has been classified by the health authorities as COVID-19 related. The deceased reportedly tested positive for COVD-19 on September 17, 2021 and was unvaccinated.

At the time of his death, Thomas was stationed at the Calliaqua Police Station in the South Central Division.

Commissioner John said “police officers are on the frontlines every day dealing with reports and interacting with members of the public. It is imperative that we take every precaution necessary to protect ourselves, our families and the general public from the Coronavirus.”

In light of this sad development, Commissioner of Police, Mr. Colin John encourages all police officers to strictly observe all of the protocols and recommendations against COVID -19; especially getting tested and vaccinated against the Coronavirus.

Lawrence Thomas Sergeant Of Police Dies 20.9.2021

The members of the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force (RSVGPF) and its Auxiliary Force are in mourning due to the death of the late, Sergeant of Police, Mr. Lawrence Thomas, No. 569. Thomas died at his home on Monday September 20, 2021 after a brief illness.

Thomas was enlisted in the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force (RSVGPF) on July 15, 1991. He loyally served the organization and the people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) for thirty (30) years.

At the time of his death, he was stationed at the Calliaqua Police Station in the South Central Division. Throughout his career, he worked at the Narcotics Unit, Colonarie Police Station, Sandy Bay Police Station, Central Police Station, Ottley Hall Sub-Station and the Fountain Mobile Unit.

According to Divisional Commander of the South Central Division, Superintendent of Police, Mr. Trevor Baily, “Sgt. Thomas was of quiet disposition and did his work diligently. He had an excellent working relationship with the staff at the Calliaqua Police Station and we are devastated by the news of his passing.”

The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Colin John and all other ranks of the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force extends deepest condolences to the family and friends of the late Sgt. 569 Lawrence Thomas. May his soul rest in eternal peace.

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