Law & Order

Police Conduct Operation In Vieux Fort

On Friday, June 10, 2022, a joint police operation was conducted in the Southern Division of the island. About one hundred and twenty (120) police officers of the Royal Saint Lucia...

Three Charged After Saint Lucia Police Seize Illegal Guns, Ammunition

On Sunday, June 5, 2022, about 9:30 p.m. officers attached to Central Police Station were conducting routine patrols within the Vigie area. During that time, they had cause to stop a silver Nissan...

Arizona Police Placed On Leave After Watching Man Drown

Three police officers in Arizona have been placed on leave after they failed to rescue a homeless man from drowning. Newly released bodycam footage and transcripts show the man, Sean Bickings, 34,...

U.S. Coast Guard Warns Against Illegal Sea Voyages After New Interdictions

The United States Coast Guard has warned against illegal sea voyages after interdicting two of them in Mona Passage waters near Puerto Rico. On its official Facebook page last week, the Coast...

City Police Arrest ‘Disorderly’ Construction Worker In Castries

City Police officers arrested a construction worker Friday afternoon around 5:30 pm in Castries, asserting that he assaulted them after they warned him about his disorderly behaviour. Video recordings of the arrest...

NPA President Calls For Urgent Action To Address School Security

The President of the National Principals Association (NPA) has expressed concern about reactive school security measures and wants the authorities to urgently make learning institutions secure. The President of the Saint Lucia...

Canada Proposes Freeze On Handgun Ownership

Canada should introduce a total ban on the buying and selling of all handguns, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said. His government is proposing a new law that would freeze private ownership...

Ulvade Shooting: Kamala Harris Calls For Assault Weapons Ban

US Vice-President Kamala Harris has made an impassioned plea for a ban on assault weapons in the wake of two deadly mass shootings in the US. Ms Harris was attending the funeral...

‘You Are The Gatekeepers Of The CSME’

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Assistant Secretary-General Ambassador Wayne McCook told immigration officers Tuesday that they were on the frontlines of integration. McCook spoke at the opening of a three-day online Regional Train the...

Probe Underway Into Fracas Involving Officers, Inmate At BCF

A probe is now underway into a fracas involving an inmate and correctional officers at the Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF). On Friday, a video of an injured inmate, arm in a sling...

Senior Cop Defends Police Track Record In Investigating Their Own

A senior member of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) has defended the track record of police investigations into misconduct by officers, including fatal officer shootings. The defence came against the...

Albert-Poyotte Laments Culture Of Domestic Violence, Acknowledges Change Will Take Time

Gender Affairs Minister Dr. Virginia Albert-Poyotte, acknowledging that passing a bill does not change things overnight, has noted that domestic violence is ingrained in the culture. In March this year, Saint Lucia...

BVI Police Begin Corruption Probe As Former Premier Faces Drug Charges

British Virgin Islands (BVI) Governor John Rankin says he has instructed the territory's Police Commissioner to undertake several criminal investigations recommended in a Commission of Inquiry report. Rankin released the report on...

Body Of Woman Discovered In Soufriere

Police have confirmed the discovery of a woman's body in Soufriere Friday morning and say they are treating the matter as a homicide. Details about the discovery are sketchy and there are...

Guyana Launches Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts

Several key stakeholders, including the Supreme Court of Judicature and UNICEF, came together on Tuesday to launch 12 Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts around the country. The courts, which are spread out in...

UWP Calls Out ‘Church Invader’ Joachim Henry After He Condemns Vieux Fort Church Attack

Saint Lucia's opposition United Workers Party (UWP) has criticised Minister responsible for Ecclesiastical Affairs, Joachim Henry, over his condemnation of Sunday's Molotov Cocktail attack on the Our Lady of the Assumption...

RSLPF Participates In Tradewinds 2022

A contingent of personnel of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force, including senior officers, non-commissioned officers (NCOs) and male and female police constables, travelled to Belize between March 18 and May...

Soufriere MP Shocked After Fond St Jacques Woman’s Body Found In Pool Of Blood

Asserting that the community of Fond St Jacques in Soufriere is small and close-knit, Soufriere-Fond St Jacques MP Emma Hippolyte has expressed shock after reports that a son discovered his mother...

NEMO Issues Reminder Regarding Guidelines For Mass Crowd Events

In an effort to regulate mass crowd activities comprising two hundred or more patrons, the Government of Saint Lucia, by virtue of Cabinet Conclusion 1151/2009, dated September 21, 2009, approved guidelines which...

Eastern Caribbean Law Enforcement Officials Gather For ‘ILEA Day 2022’.

The U.S. Embassy to Barbados collaborated with the International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) in Roswell, New Mexico to gather regional Eastern Caribbean law enforcement officials for “ILEA Day 2022”. The workshop brought together 25...

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