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UPDATE: CoP of RVIPF will be 'highlight of my 30 year police career'- Robin Smith

- Acting Governor V. Inez Archibald announces appointment of new Commissioner of Police
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. Photo: GIS
The Governor’s Office has confirmed that the position of Commissioner of Police of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has been offered to UK national Mr Robin Smith. Photo: Crawley Police/Facebook
The Governor’s Office has confirmed that the position of Commissioner of Police of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has been offered to UK national Mr Robin Smith. Photo: Crawley Police/Facebook
According to Virgin Islands News Online's usually reliable sources, the new Commissioner of Police of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force is Mr Robin Smith who served as the Assistant Chief Constable of Sussex Police Department. Photo: Twitter
According to Virgin Islands News Online's usually reliable sources, the new Commissioner of Police of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force is Mr Robin Smith who served as the Assistant Chief Constable of Sussex Police Department. Photo: Twitter
Mr David Morris’ last day on the job was yesterday, August 11, 2015. He is expected to depart the territory today on leave for the remainder of his contract which expires on August 31, 2015. Photo: VINO
Mr David Morris’ last day on the job was yesterday, August 11, 2015. He is expected to depart the territory today on leave for the remainder of his contract which expires on August 31, 2015. Photo: VINO
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.

Mr Smith's appointment was announced to the media today, September 4, 2015 via a press release from the Governor's Office.

"Acting Governor Mrs V. Inez Archibald CBE, in accordance with Sections 97(1) and 97(2) of the Virgin Islands Constitution, has appointed Mr Robin Smith as Commissioner of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force on the recommendation of the Police Service Commission and the advice of the Virgin Islands National Security Council," the press release stated.

In his current role as Assistant Chief Constable for Sussex Police in the UK, Mr Smith is responsible for delivering policing and public protection across Sussex. He is an accredited strategic firearms commander and public order commander. He is the national chief officer lead for local policing and Crimestoppers.

Mr Smith, who joined Sussex Police in 1985, currently leads the force's extensive change and modernisation programme. For more than half of his service he has held senior leadership positions including Head of Operations, Local Policing, Head of Crime and Criminal Justice, Head of the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit, Divisional Commander, Airport Commander (Gatwick), Head of Corporate Development and Corporate Communications.

He is married to Carolyn and has two sons.

Mr Smith, according to the press release, said: "It is an enormous honour to be appointed Commissioner of Police and to lead the men and women of the RVIPF - it will be a highlight of my 30 year police career.

"I am looking forward to using my experience to support my new colleagues, and to working with the Governor, members of government, partners and stakeholders and most of all the communities for whom we have a duty to serve and keep safe."

It is not clear when Mr Smith will turn out to work as the press release did not state.

Nevertheless, the urgent task of curbing the recent spate of armed robberies in the territory is one that will be waiting to greet him.

See previous article published August 13, 2015

UPDATE: Robin Smith’s employment to be 'formalised' shortly- Gov Office

The Governor’s Office has confirmed that the position of Commissioner of Police of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has been offered to UK national Mr Robin Smith.

Virgin Islands News Online broke the news on August 12, 2015 that the man to replace Mr David Morris was likely to be Mr Smith who has served as the Assistant Chief Constable of Sussex Police Department in the United Kingdom.

Mr Smith is expected to take up his position by September 1, 2015 once his employment is formalised.

“The recruitment process for the new Commissioner of Police is in its final stages. We can confirm that an offer of employment has been made to Assistant Chief Constable Robin Smith and will be formalised shortly,” Policy Assistant at the Governor’s Office, Sue Cotton told this news site today, August 13, 2015.

Deputy Commissioner of Police Alwyn James is currently acting as Commissioner of Police.

See previous article published August 12, 2015

Robin Smith! Yet another UK national to be CoP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Information reaching Virgin Islands News Online from our sources within the National Democratic Party (NDP) and the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is that the new Commissioner of Police is another United Kingdom national.

According to our usually reliable sources, the new top cop is a Mr Robin Smith who served as the Assistant Chief Constable of Sussex Police Department.

Mr Smith, who has been with Sussex Police for more than 28 years and was once the divisional commander for East Sussex, replaced fellow UK national Mr David Morris.

Mr Morris’ last day on the job was yesterday, August 11, 2015. He is expected to depart the territory today on leave for the remainder of his contract which expires on August 31, 2015.

And according to reports, Deputy Commissioner of Police Alwyn James will act in Morris’ position until Mr Smith takes up the post on September 1, 2015.

85 Responses to “UPDATE: CoP of RVIPF will be 'highlight of my 30 year police career'- Robin Smith”

  • Fat Albert (12/08/2015, 15:09) Like (46) Dislike (53) Reply
    This does not surprise me! You are going to see more and more of the UK's presence in the BVI.

    People of the Virgin Islands we are heading towards the New World Order. One government, one currency, one national insurance, one tax regime etc. The bible is being fulfilled before our eyes.
    • Observer (12/08/2015, 17:36) Like (48) Dislike (29) Reply
      Another delusional religious nut.
    • Jones (13/08/2015, 06:23) Like (53) Dislike (0) Reply
      Did you expect a COP from Zimbabwe? Stop the propaganda
      • yammy (13/08/2015, 07:37) Like (38) Dislike (8) Reply
        for real, i don't know what the hell they expected different, than you governor, what i would like to see is a uk national come and head that customs department, it stinks from the head down to the bottom, we need a uk national to run customs, coming soon anyway.
        • Pooryou (04/09/2015, 19:37) Like (3) Dislike (6) Reply
          Why we need anyone from the UK to come in Customs. We are still under colonial era? Some of you will never understand until you find that those Europeans enslave your backside again. Everything white is right.
          Embrace our own people. Let them stay to hell where they are and deal with the influx of immigrants in their country. Pshaw, man.
          • rastafari (04/09/2015, 20:52) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
            The people in the VI blind. But when they will start to see its going to be to late and I for sure will be out of this place.
      • Local (13/08/2015, 09:49) Like (4) Dislike (26) Reply
        Ummm, how about a local?
  • Manch (12/08/2015, 15:19) Like (22) Dislike (13) Reply
    He is handsome. Welcome Mr. Smith!
  • i from here (12/08/2015, 15:29) Like (87) Dislike (7) Reply
    Well done! We don't want a local in that position at all.

    Too much bias will go on. We saw it happen twice!
    • Sweet (12/08/2015, 20:50) Like (28) Dislike (8) Reply
      Contrary to what you might want the world to think the bias in the police force did not come from the locals. Whenever a local has to manage non-locals he has to fight for his life and now that the tide is close to the top Moriss too was a victim of that bitter sweet tide. When locals had control of this country like in the 70's 80's 90's it was better look at our politics you have people from other countries voting who are so bias some of them vote not for right or wrong but what they can get. The biggest problem locals have is that they have fallen prey to the oldest strategy divide and conquer. But if truth be told a lot of non-locals who are here are knocked about in their own country too. Look at the former comm of Antigua. We have allowed our minds as a people to be destroyed and guided by others who are already destroyed. Look at the lewdness of the festival not BVI culture but we accept it. The same with the cut throat mentality that has infiltrated our society.
    • yea right (13/08/2015, 15:38) Like (0) Dislike (14) Reply
      You are not from here! You need to stop using that title. I have been reading your comments for a while. You are not from here.
      • Not from Here (04/09/2015, 14:08) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
        so what if the person not from here, is it a crime being not from here? everybody cant be from here, is the judges from here, is the AG from here, is the magistrate from here, is the governor from here, is the comm of police from here, can go on and on, so be from here and go sit down.
    • Sowing and reaping (04/09/2015, 15:50) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
      Locals are not the one who has to lick the politicians backside in order to stay in their jobs and turn their heads the other way. That is why so many wrong things going on and no commission of inquiry because nobody wants to rock the boat but if it was up to locals a commission of inquiry would have happened long time not just now but many times in the past. The civil service is not under the local Gov or is the police force why don't they deal with the corruption what about the police investigation that seems to gone to sleep are locals the one who pushing it under ground.

      Most Locals have worked hard and some of them very honest for this country. The locals who head the force were not bias especially one of them was a man who could not be push around and that was proven in his short but honest political career he chose country over party and judging of what happened at a meeting two days ago he did the right thing. Locals are not the problem in this country.

      Remember there was a time in the 80's when police brutality was the norm and everyone turn their heads the other way it was not a local in charge then or when locals use to be treated so badlyin the force that most had to leave. The police force is in a sad state where alot of chickens are coming home to roosts.
  • ccc (12/08/2015, 15:30) Like (28) Dislike (5) Reply
    The british are coming!
    • No sleep (12/08/2015, 22:30) Like (32) Dislike (25) Reply
      Why are the British coming? Because the blasted UK full up with all types of refugees and EU citizens and the face of the UK is changing, just like America, they looking other haven in their OT's.? Look closely, they sending them with similar surnames so they can seem like the last name fits in with a local surname. Look closely, they are carefully picking them to make sure they don't appear too 'white' because that connotes another form of slave-master look. The "Dog" was right, the 'hand of the slave master is right upon us.'

      People of the VI, it is time to start preparing for your future. Do not be caught off-guard. Have a plan in place for any eventuality we cannot stomach.

      Them had Barry Web - he got entangled in a shooting web.
      Them had David Lutes -- the mold from Admin nearly kill him, he had to run
      Them bring the Foot -- he put he foot in he mouth and let man out of prison to get marry and the marriage can't be consummated yet..
      If the Governor bring any more UK people to work in our Government, we asking for three of our bright citizens to hold jobs in the UK -- job for job. We sick of holding on to a Monarchy whose purpose in acquiring us in the first instance was for their gain -- we got to start putting on our life vests to jump off the UK ship when the remembrance of our history is poking us in the face so often..... wake up, people, stop snoring and seeking the wrong melee. It's time to chart our own destiny.
      • Smithy (13/08/2015, 12:14) Like (14) Dislike (0) Reply
        lol Smith is about the most common name you can have in uk. very amused to think that they searched through the senior ranks of uk police departments to find a person with a local BVI last name.
        • UKSmith (13/08/2015, 14:49) Like (8) Dislike (1) Reply
          Ba ha ha i get it all the time!! It's the most common indiginous surname in the UK... yet apparently i MUST be related to a BVI Smith somehow....
      • Truth (14/08/2015, 09:46) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
        Last names are not those of our black ancestors ..they are whiter than snow...know your hustory
      • saying (04/09/2015, 15:49) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
        Let the British come Tortola, gone to the dogs
    • UMMM... (13/08/2015, 16:30) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply
      If you're a BVIslander, you're British. We're already here.
      • STSTT (13/08/2015, 23:05) Like (8) Dislike (12) Reply
        I am a Virgin Islander and I am not British. I am an African; that's who my people were. That which the plantations wanted us to deny, I have reclaimed it. I'm the son of my African ancestors -- Frig the British who had investments in the slave trade, who hid their involvement in ensuring that we as a people could not piece together our rich African Heritage. All Europe will pay for what they did to Africa. Your chickens are coming home to roost. When you wake up and think that those refeguees wouldn't have an effect on the EU, it wlll be too late. It is inevitable, your days of reaping is on you right now and will get worse, I declare.
        • Ronke (22/08/2015, 05:41) Like (4) Dislike (4) Reply
          STSTT...I hear you loud and clear. Not only were our African ancestors enslaved, their free labor gave the colonial empires a leg up to become rich. Our folks were not taught their heritage, they were not taught to reclaim their cultural traditions. I am also suspicious of all these warships and British frigates that are suddenly visiting the region. Folks you had better remain clear head and vigilant...it is high time that we see eye to eye.
        • Mick Mars (04/09/2015, 15:11) Like (10) Dislike (2) Reply
          African descent.
          Most Africans don't claim us and feel as if we below them same way they don't like American blacks.
          Frig whomever you want. You entitled to that, but please don't delude yourself. We's a different brand of Negro.
  • yahoo (12/08/2015, 15:30) Like (10) Dislike (21) Reply
    Wow he looks sweet
  • Lola smith (12/08/2015, 15:38) Like (21) Dislike (4) Reply
    Welcome my dear cousin
  • reaper (12/08/2015, 15:40) Like (23) Dislike (2) Reply
    Take a good look at David, Mr Robin. Imagine how you look 5 years after being CoP. One stressed out guy. May the Lord be with you.
  • Strupes (12/08/2015, 16:08) Like (7) Dislike (5) Reply
    I was looking for a female commissioner I was going welcome her
  • Shaun (12/08/2015, 16:24) Like (6) Dislike (20) Reply
    More of the same. I don't thin we need another UK Commissioner. What he need is a police Advisor ...another failure in the making. Guaranteed. .......
  • Scary Mary (12/08/2015, 16:41) Like (44) Dislike (2) Reply
    Welcome to the BVI Commissioner Smith. I hope you will be able to pick up where Mr. Morris left off and continue to upgrade our local police force, weed out all the bad apples, of which there are several, and that you will enjoy a much greater degree of respect and co-operation from your force, than Mr. Morris did.

    He has laid the ground work but it will take a special person to implement, enforce and maintain many of his policies.

    Wishing you the best of luck over the term of your tenure.
  • Daniel Smith (12/08/2015, 17:13) Like (7) Dislike (7) Reply
    Welcome my cousin.
  • Well (12/08/2015, 17:43) Like (12) Dislike (3) Reply
    You all run one who said he was not white to a white one with a prominent local last name.... tis a cross. Maybe he will get the cooperation of the public seeing he may be a distant relative and all. lols
  • Black on block (12/08/2015, 18:17) Like (9) Dislike (15) Reply
    These black Cops they don`t get along with each other, they don`t like one another--If they get a black Top Cop they may assassinate him.. They give the white Cops more respect, though they are some good Black Cops.. Respect matters--A White Top Cop is better for us.
    • Liat 251 (12/08/2015, 23:23) Like (5) Dislike (8) Reply
      why the hell they did not send for Brown from Antigua
      • jolly (13/08/2015, 15:39) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
        What do you mean by "send Mr Brown from Antigua". Mr Brown is at home, and who told you he wants to be "sent" anywhere.
  • teacher go to school (12/08/2015, 18:17) Like (8) Dislike (4) Reply
    Is he family to dr smith and niel smith? Ha ha ha
  • wize up (12/08/2015, 19:08) Like (2) Dislike (7) Reply
    I hope that he will turn this territory in to a police-state: this kind of oppression will continue simply because we are not educating our nationals to take these top positions as we seek to develop our country: one think he will leave this territory a rich man; the other chap now lives in the USA....
  • officer riley (12/08/2015, 20:23) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply
    as long as he speaks english and likes jelly donuts, we're on the right track....
  • ???? (12/08/2015, 23:14) Like (2) Dislike (10) Reply
    It ain't got black cops in the UK????
  • I want to know (12/08/2015, 23:15) Like (12) Dislike (4) Reply
    Is he family to Ian Smith of South Africa?
  • --------------------- (12/08/2015, 23:25) Like (4) Dislike (4) Reply
    VINO YOU STILL NUMBER ONE STILL ON TOP TO THINGS
  • What a ting to tell the king (13/08/2015, 08:11) Like (14) Dislike (7) Reply
    This is actually comical, I listen to some of you speak of UK this and Uk that but the only two elected person from the opposition from the same party could not make a decision? Needed the Gov to step in and give a directive? I you people in the Virgin Islands really ready to run your own affairs? I think you need a head Master to direct you. That has been proven already
  • concern (13/08/2015, 08:52) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
    Please let there be a UK deputy as well. There no confidence in the remainder in senior management the new of the wrong that was going on. Mr. Governor
  • Pundit (13/08/2015, 08:58) Like (10) Dislike (1) Reply
    We need oversight here in the Virgin Islands. I see nothing wrong with this appointment. Besides, there are very few qualified locals.
  • saying (13/08/2015, 09:48) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply
    Mr. Robin Smith don't let them stress you out like they did Morris stand your ground.
    • Givehimhell (13/08/2015, 10:52) Like (4) Dislike (20) Reply
      Stress the hell out of he. Wha he come here for? Allyo still in the mentality that anything above red rock is better than our own. Them more corrupt than our boys. You see them in their Friday meetings talking bad bout 'them locals." When them come, make them run for their money and then run out of here...everything changing except white commissioners... sick of them.
      • voter (13/08/2015, 11:30) Like (17) Dislike (1) Reply
        http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/in_depth/uk/2002/race/the_policeman.stm

        IN the UK Morris faced racism because he was not considered white but considered black. Here in the BVI he faces racism because he is not considered black but considered white.

        When will we get it? racism is just stupid!
        • nonsense (13/08/2015, 22:13) Like (0) Dislike (3) Reply
          Yeah right you all believe that we are stupid talking this nonsense what about some of the racism some of our local commissioner faced or our people in the private sector.
  • Youffe (13/08/2015, 11:15) Like (11) Dislike (7) Reply
    Morris came to serve with a bag with names who he called corrupt. Where were these corrupt folkes and if he knew them why after five years the only fish caught were some sprats. What he did was to full some voids in our laws. It was said he remarked to someone during a heated conversation "I don't want to hear nothing about the constitution". If he does not feel his officers have any rights, don't believe in the country's constitution then how can he head an organization such as the Police force? As head of the force WHAT HAS MORRIS DONE FOR THE GENERAL WELL BEING OF OFFICERS? EE station a mess, WE station close, RTPS full of mold and people sick out ever so often, CGB falling apart, VGPS in shambles, ANEGADA another shame and JVDPS well he who feels it knows it. If your only job is good stats you got it. If your job is to prosecute fellow officers well hurrah. CCTV were on the books before him unfortunately the local man could not get it done so hurrah. You invest in uniform at a time when vehicles should have been the priority so you got praise for one but fail at the next. Sad to see Morris left these pristine waters without reeling in the big fish and who that one is is still unknown. Mr. Smith welcome. Respect for one another is expected. Equality, justice and fairness must be implemented across the board. These are modern times and a hierarchical attitude will not push this BVI in a more progressive island state. We are not so daft that you feel we need a savior. me save us. The work is there to be done and pray your new style of leadership will carry us to a bbrighter future.
    • cop (13/08/2015, 12:21) Like (8) Dislike (4) Reply
      @Youffe, It is Obvious you are a Policeman. It is people like you who contributed to some of thenegative things that are happening within the Force. Most of you are only concern about what you could get from my country and never want to give anything in return..not even the the service you were hired to do. It is always about who should be and not promoted..overtime/raise of pay.immigration status, who should and should not act..or which country you from..instigating persons not to perform their duties and a whole barrel of negative stuff. (Dont get me wrong some of these things should have been addressed). I like the Knight Rider.. Jefferson. Inspite of all what has been done to him he never yet...as far as I know encouraged the young Constables to refrain from doing their duties or disrespect their Seniors. Mr Morris met these conditions when he got here. A new Commissioner will not change them because although according the saying " A fish starts to rotten from the head" in this case against all odds, the rot in the Force is embedded in the whole body. Going around airing what was said in a closed door meeting to the public is just a matter of trying to gain sympathetic mileage.
      • Youffe (13/08/2015, 20:52) Like (3) Dislike (4) Reply
        What you've not tried to do is to debate anything that was said in the piece that was written. Since you appear to be so close to him why did you not direct his attention to the concerns that is in the previous offer or were you too busy getting your own little bit of crumbs. Everyone speak of performance according to their particular needs and in this sphere of examination of his tenure I have outline a short on the stations. Do give him a grade if you will. In the previous bit there's no mention of position, none. Itmseems like youve read between the lines and bypass the words. Have another read.
        • cop (14/08/2015, 10:20) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply
          OK the stations. Most were in a delapidated state long before David Morris. Cane Garden and Virgin Gorda were repaired. West and East End are currently being repaired. Anegada and Jost Van Dyke had their share of issues and of course should be addressed. I do agree the purchase of vehicles should have taken precedence o ver uniform but again Police Officers should be more responsible. They have created some opf these issues. Check the vehicles for instance why are they so banged up and dirty inside and out, food bottles, cans throw all over ? The station are normally cleaned by a janitor but check the living quarters who are responsible to clean up the mess behind so call professional people? I am not looking for handouts all I am saying is the truth should be told. David Morris is not 100% blameless. Again let me reiterate. Most of these issues were there before Morris.....probably before you and they will continue to exist long after he is gone. Check that out.
    • Music (14/08/2015, 02:24) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
      My experience of the various police stations is that their appaling condition is largely the fault of the people working in them, ie police officers and their civilian admin people. They are all dreadful places to visit and the workers dont even seem to notice. Govt must also bear some blame for not providing maintenance funds. Funny, in the old days the PWD would have provided regular maintenance. But governments seem to think every job should go out to tender to their cronies, and the PWD does what? These days.
  • +++ (13/08/2015, 11:19) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
    It was the only choice to make. Everyone local is related to everyone local. How can you get objective law abiding cops to do their jobs when there is retaliation and secret deals? Even getting cops from down island is a good idea as long as they aren't related to anyone.
    • Tim (07/09/2015, 09:51) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      +++ where are you living? Many cops here in the BVI have relatives living here in the BVI. That is a fact!
  • hummm (13/08/2015, 12:31) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
    next will be a UK Finacail Sec and a head of HM Customs watch out
  • Well (13/08/2015, 14:51) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply

    You all could talk p*ss all aryo want the man done here

  • Fan (13/08/2015, 15:35) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
    VINO YOU are the best always first with the inside stuff hats off
  • Manabouttown (13/08/2015, 16:20) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    If the newly to be appointed COP is related to the former England cricket captain Graham Smith, then its expected he will play all balls on its merits. However his weak point is outside off stump with the ball going away. Lets see how the wicket is playing. Who will bowl the first ball?
  • y (13/08/2015, 20:01) Like (9) Dislike (6) Reply
    I rathe mr. Smith than alvyn james
  • Blind (14/08/2015, 14:04) Like (5) Dislike (4) Reply
    It's only I man jah who observe that the deputy is still this James man who all the corruption took place under his watch. The deputy is the one who operates the force. He need to go. Very fast
  • Farewell and welcome (14/08/2015, 17:01) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
    Farewell Mr Morris. Welcome Mr Smith. Wishing both of you well.
  • True (14/08/2015, 17:49) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Tru get new uk head customs. lets go legitamate
  • hotel (04/09/2015, 14:12) Like (0) Dislike (3) Reply
    hope he is not "another" "I am not a racist"
  • Constable Smith (04/09/2015, 15:14) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Well, as long as he can properly pour tea and serve crumpets, what are you all griping about?
  • Good 4 U (04/09/2015, 15:56) Like (3) Dislike (3) Reply
    Mr. St. Clair Amory, a Senior Superintendent in the RVIPF who was an applicant for the Post has the same credentials as Mr. Smith. The only different between Supt. Amory and Mr. Smith is the colour of your all know what. This is the way Britain thinks about us as a ppl. Now see how they used the Ag Governor (puppet) to do the appointment while John Duncan is away to make it look like she acted on her own volation when she was only operating on orders given to her. Ag COP James and Ag DCP Amory are quite capable of the Post u analyzed why it was not given or offered to any of them. It aint Nothing we don't know already. Ha ha ha.
  • question (04/09/2015, 16:09) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Where is the governor?
  • Teatime (04/09/2015, 18:18) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
    good golly Miss Molly... He is one handsome fellow
  • Tommy (04/09/2015, 19:28) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply

    Who gives a rats @$$ about his 30yrs, there are local cops here in the force longer than that. I have noticed this trend along time ago so nothing aint gonna change.

    • wize up (05/09/2015, 05:50) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      @ tommy: great point but some persons in authority in our territory have this mindset that only good ideas come from white people and do not have any confidence in our own race much less the locals( just say; nothing racial/ most of my good friends are white)
  • wize up (04/09/2015, 21:37) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply

    more bl**ks off to jail

  • LIBRARIAN (04/09/2015, 23:22) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    WELCOME MR.SMITH TO THE BVI. YOU WILL HEAR THIS AND THAT BUT SIMPLY DO YOUR JOB. TRAIN THE OFFICERS, MODERNIZE THE FORCE AND FIX THE STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONALISM. WE ARE IN THE CARIBBEAN AND OUR LIVES AND CULTURE ARE VERY MUCH AMERICAN. CREATE A NICE CLEAN WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND PUT STANDARDS IN PLACE FOR OPERATIONS AND MAINTENENCE OF OFFICERS AND EQUIPMENT. THE MORAL SUCKS AND THERE IS A WE THEY TYPE MENTALITY. OFFICERS FEEL THE LEADERSHIP DOES NOT HAVE THEIR BACKS WHEN THEY TRY TO DO THEIR JOBS SO YOU HAVE A LOT OF WORK TO DO AND STILL PROTECT THE COUNTRY. YOU WILL MAKE SOME HAPPY AND SOME UNHAPPY BUT FIX WHAT IS FIXABLE AND REMOVE WHAT IS NOT FIXABLE. DO YOUR JOB AND KEEP US SAFE. YOUR FORCE NEEDS VEHICLES FOR LAND SEA AND AIR, SOCIAL MEDIA IS ANOTHER VENUE TO COMMUNICATE WITH YOU, RESPONSE TIME SUCKS. SUPPORT YOUR NEW TEAM. KEEP THEM TRAINED AND PREPARED FOR ALMOST ANY SITUATION. I AM NOT AN OFFICER BUT A CITIZEN. WELCOME SIR.
  • pancho (05/09/2015, 14:12) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    This man is on his retirement swing that's all. Appointment will look good on his resume. We are real jokers here in the VI. Did not u all see Anguilla kick up dust and got action.
  • Professor (07/09/2015, 19:43) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    People around here don't come to the conclusion that things happen for a reason, good or bad.


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