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January 19th, 2016
Who will be the new Commissioner of Police?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After the United Kingdom appointed Governor John S. Duncan OBE declared in a JTV Channel 55 ‘Spotlight’ interview with host Cromwell Smith aka Edju En Ka on Tuesday January 12, 2016, that a new Commissioner of Police has been identified and that he is not from the United Kingdom, our newsroom’s sources close to the selection process said it is left to be seen.

January 13th, 2016
New CoP will not be from UK- Gov Duncan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It is almost five months that the Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has been without a Commissioner following the departure of United Kingdom national David Morris in August 2015 and the subsequent snubbing of the post by Assistant Chief Constable for Sussex Police in the UK, Mr Robin Smith in October 2015.

November 1st, 2015
More than 20 from around the world interested in CoP position – Governor Duncan

WEST END, Tortola, VI – Governor John S. Duncan has weighed in on the issue of the replacement of the Commissioner of Police, saying that while it is a disappointment that English appointee to the position Robin Smith has ditched the position, there is still hope for a successor to David Morris.

October 29th, 2015
No new CoP until January 2016!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While there have been no one yet named to take the position of Commissioner of Police (CoP) of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) since the news of UK national Robin Smith turning down the position for alleged personal and professional reasons, the application process is still open.

October 15th, 2015
‘Let’s find a local Police Chief! – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Television talk show host Edmund G. Maduro in reacting to the news that UK national Robin Smith will no longer be taking up the post of Police Commissioner of the territory said it is an opportunity to give the post to a local.

October 14th, 2015
Robin Smith out! Alwyn James still In! As Smith snubs VI CoP job

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a surprise twist, United Kingdom national Robin Smith has reportedly withdrawn from the post of Commissioner of Police in the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

September 15th, 2015
Where is the new Commissioner of Police?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Newly appointed Commissioner of Police Mr Robin Smith is not expected to take up his post in the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) until November, the Governor’s Office has informed Virgin Islands News Online.

September 4th, 2015
UPDATE: CoP of RVIPF will be 'highlight of my 30 year police career'- Robin Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As first and accurately reported by Virgin Islands News Online, United Kingdom national Mr Robin Smith has been appointed Commissioner of Police of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) following the departure of Mr David Morris last month.

August 20th, 2015
UK national CoP of Anguilla resigns amid controversy

THE VALLEY, Anguilla- Virgin Islands News Online’s correspondents in Anguilla have reported that the recently appointed Commissioner of the Royal Anguilla Police Force, Mrs Amanda Stewart, has resigned amid controversy emanating from comments made during a recent interview with a newspaper in the United Kingdom.

June 30th, 2015
Bad weather blamed for poor Fishermen's Day participation

‎BEEF ISLAND, VI - Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering underscored his disappointment in the turnout of fishermen at this year's annual Fishermen's Day on June 29, 2015 but blamed bad weather.


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