THE ROYAL St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force (RSVGPF) has once again received a generous donation of two high-performance water pumps, gas jugs, several high powered pressure washers, and some reflective safety vests from the US-based St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) Relief Inc.
A release from the police states that the items donated were directed to the Traffic Department, the Fire Department, and the rural Police Stations located on the northern end of SVG.
At a ceremony held at the Central Police Station on June 14, where the donation was received Atibo Williams, a representative of the SVG Relief Inc explained that his organisation was always devoted to donating to SVG, in an attempt to better the lives of Vincentians. He said that his organisation is currently in SVG on a fact-finding mission to donate to statutory bodies and NGOs. Williams went on to commend the police organisation for the work it has been doing in ensuring the safety and well-being of Vincentians and expressed hopes that the donations will aid in these efforts. He pledged his organisation’s continued support for the police.
Receiving the items on behalf of the RSVGPF, Commissioner of Police Colin John thanked the SVG Relief Inc.
and the Diaspora Committee for their generous donation to the police. He said that SVG Relief Inc. has always been forthcoming in making
donations such as computers and other items to the organisation. Commissioner John explained that the items donated are timely and very much needed for the proper execution of the duties performed by police officers.
The Commissioner went to say it was evident that some thought was placed into what was donated. He pointed out that the items will boost the police’s effort in firefighting, and will enhance the efforts of the traffic department especially in the late evenings or in poorly lit areas. the Commissioner thanked the SVG Relief Inc.
and the Diaspora Committee for their generous donation and said he looks forward to their continued support and partnership.