Senior officers of the Royal St Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force (RSVGPF) met with residents of Bequia on July 27 to discuss security issues on that Grenadine island.
The said in a release that the team was headed by team was headed by Deputy Commissioner Frankie Joseph and also included head of the Traffic Department, Superintendent of Police Kenneth John, Lieutenant Commander Ralphie Ragguette from the Coast Guard Service and Divisional Commander of the Grenadines Division, Assistant Superintendent of Police, Junior Simmons.
During the visit, the delegation met with key stakeholders and members of the corporate sector on the island, including; representatives from the Bequia Tourism Authority (BTA), RISE UP BEQUIA, ACTION BEQUIA, Taxi Operators, Port Officer, Berry Providence and Local Government Officer Rannie Gregg.
The meeting was chaired by Deputy Director of Grenadine Affairs Carlos Williams.
The parties discussed numerous issues relating to citizen security on the island , including COVID-19 protocols, maritime patrols, foot and mobile patrols, installation of CCTV cameras, formation of Neighbourhood Watch Groups as well as traffic management and road safety.
All parties gave a commitment to continue the dialogue and to work together to improve security and safety on the island for residents and visitors.