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Deputy Commissioner of Police Alwin James hospitalised

Deputy Police Commissioner, Alwin James was hospitalised yesterday, April 19, 2018 after complaining about not feeling well while he was at work. Photo: VINO/File
Around 10:00 A.M., Deputy Commissioner of Police, Alwin James went to see a private Doctor and thereafter, was admitted to Peebles Hospital, in Road Town where he remains a patient awaiting some test. Photo: VINO/File
Around 10:00 A.M., Deputy Commissioner of Police, Alwin James went to see a private Doctor and thereafter, was admitted to Peebles Hospital, in Road Town where he remains a patient awaiting some test. Photo: VINO/File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our newsroom is that the Territory’s Deputy Police Commissioner, Alwin James has been hospitalised.

According to information obtained from persons familiar with the matter, it was yesterday April 19, 2018, that Deputy Commissioner James arrived at work complaining about not feeling well.

Around 10:00 A.M. he went to see a private Doctor and thereafter, was admitted to Peebles Hospital, in Road Town where he remains a patient awaiting some test.

CoP confirms

A call moments ago today Friday, April 20, 2018, to Police Commissioner, Michael B. Matthews on the matter, he confirmed that his Deputy Mr James has been hospitalised.

He said, "I can confirm that the Deputy Commissioner, Alwin James was hospitalised yesterday.”

Mr Matthews further stated, “I know I speak on behalf of the whole force when I say our thoughts are with him and wish him a speedy recovery.”

Mr James has spent some 29 years in the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) and acted as Police Commissioner for a number of years.

15 Responses to “Deputy Commissioner of Police Alwin James hospitalised ”

  • See (20/04/2018, 10:06) Like (28) Dislike (2) Reply
    Hope he has a quick recovery . Prayers
  • ccc (20/04/2018, 10:19) Like (23) Dislike (2) Reply
    Get well soon
  • NH I (20/04/2018, 11:11) Like (9) Dislike (22) Reply
    make sure you have your NHI paid up, or even if you are dieing they will dump you on the street here.
  • manabout town (20/04/2018, 11:32) Like (27) Dislike (2) Reply
    Let's join hands together with love and pray for Mr. James.
    Sir I wish you well and speedily recovery.
  • daddy (20/04/2018, 12:06) Like (10) Dislike (2) Reply
    Prayers going up
  • 4008b (20/04/2018, 12:25) Like (9) Dislike (1) Reply
    He has done way over 29 years. Close to 33 thereabout. Speedy recovery.
    • True (21/04/2018, 07:13) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      I was saying the same thing I remember him patroling the Streets of Road Town and would pass by work place and that was in 1985.
  • All is well (20/04/2018, 14:45) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
    Get well soon sir
  • Xxx (20/04/2018, 19:29) Like (6) Dislike (3) Reply
    he is the backbone of the RVIPF
  • Eyes Wide Open (20/04/2018, 21:56) Like (12) Dislike (9) Reply
    hope them white boys aint trying nothing to get you out to bring in one of the own lol
  • Worker (20/04/2018, 23:38) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply

    look how the mold killing us the workers we dropping down one by one slowly but surely I working in the force over 15 plus mold is bad very bad

  • As far UK (21/04/2018, 01:07) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    Mr. James my prayers are with you from over the skies and seas. Get well soon Sir.
    OCW
  • From Beijing China (21/04/2018, 07:04) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    Get well soon my brother
  • Andrew Cox Sr (22/04/2018, 08:10) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Best wishes to Commissioner James and his family: the Cox family wishes a healthy and fully recovery.....this thing call life is so filled with surprises continue to be strong Commissioner James


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