Four (4) members of the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force are today (16.1.2020) celebrating thirty two (32) years of service in the organization and by extension, to the people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG). These officers are; Commissioner of Police, Mr. Colin John, Inspector of Police, Ms. Carmel Craigg and Police Sergeants, Mrs. Ophelia Little and Mr. Roland Connor.
These officers enlisted in the RSVGPF on 16.1.1988 and later underwent six (6) months of initial police training at the Regional Police Training School in Barbados from January 18, 1988. They returned to SVG on in June of that same year and were deployed to different departments in the organization and has been dutifully serving the people of SVG since then.
Reflecting on his attainment of such a milestone in his career, Commissioner John asserted “I absolutely have no regrets in joining the police force at the time I did”. He went on “for the past 32 years, the Police Force has helped to shape my life and has molded me into the person I am today.”
Commissioner John was appointed to the office of commissioner of police on January 2. 2018. The deputy commissioner of Police, gazetted officer’s corps and rank and file officers extends congratulations to them on their achievement and contribution to the safety and security of SVG.