SINT MAARTEN (SIMPSON BAY BEACH) – The Police Force KPSM is now in the process of upgrading and further developing its personnel on St. Maarten, police announced on Friday. In this climate the police are training three rookie classes on island with the vision of giving better service to the community.
For the practical part of their module, the BPO3 class held a traffic control on the parking lot of Kimsha on the Welfare road on Friday morning. During this control that was done under the supervision of the school coaches, 23 cars was stopped, and six fines were given.
The drivers were fined for not having their driving license or insurance with them and also for driving without a seatbelt on. There were 10 cars stopped and controlled because of driving with tint on their vehicle.
These types of traffic controls will be held more frequently in the near future. The police force is asking the drivers to have all their documents for their vehicle with them when driving on public roads and remember to adhere to the traffic rules. (Sint Maarten Police Force)