PHILIPSBURG:— On Friday July 22nd 19 police officers received their long awaited “Landsbesluit” (decree) for their promotion. The officers received the decree from the Minister of Justice the Honorable Edson Kirindongo during a short ceremony held at the Philipsburg Police Station, in the presence of the Chief Commissioner of Police and other colleagues. These officers have been waiting for several years for their decree and they have finally received it. They all have been promoted from “rookie’ to full fledged police officers.
The minister congratulated all the officers and thanked them for the good job they are doing and the sacrifices they make on a daily basis to keep the citizens of Sint Maarten safe. He encouraged them to continue to serve the community of Sint Maarten in the best way they can because they deserve it. The minister also stated that to this point he has done and will continue to do all he can, to make sure all issues of the civil servants working is the Ministry of Justice resolved.
The police chief also congratulated the officers and encouraged them to continue with the good work they are doing. He expressed many words of gratitude to the Minister of Justice for living up to all expectations under the circumstances he is confronted with. The chief continued to state that a lot have been done and a lot of improvement has taken place within the police department since minister Kirindogo has been in office and is looking forward in finalizing other projects that have been on stand still for a long time.
KPSM Police Report
Source: St. Martin News Network
19 police officers receive “Landsbesluit”.