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We need a Police Chief that has a hatred for evil & crime

Hugh B. Thomas. Photo: Provided
Hugh B. Thomas

As I sit here and meditate, it is so disturbing how far these islands have fallen. When I sit back and look over the condition of the islands, a place that is supposed to be a fortress and a tourist’s dream, all I see is garbage and trash. I see a people living in an elevated level of stress. Our seniors are not in a place where they can live a comfortable life and there are no programmes to help our poor and ill.

Our mentally ill are living in a state of distress and there is no sign or reflection of hope.

Right now as it draws close to election, some of the politicians are beginning to operate out of self-preservation and are trying to make a show, but please listen to me, the beginning of change comes with character. Unless things are put in place to bring a change of character, nothing will change.

A presence of authority needed

First and foremost, we need a Police Chief that has a hatred for evil and crime, not one that is just looking for a paycheck.

A presence of authority is needed on these islands that says there are consequences to your actions. Orders have to be put in their rightful place. We need street and traffic signs so that people would know the rules of the road and not just be a free for all.

Please make the laws and ordinances visible on the island so that no one would have an excuse and can be held accountable for their actions. Equip our officers and put a Crime Prevention Programme in place for there is none right now. 

Our police force is one of response and the damage is done when they get there.

Govern the people if you want to be called Government. Fund the people so more jobs can be created in the private sector so that everyone is not reliant on Government. 

Please let us grow up as a country.

5 Responses to “We need a Police Chief that has a hatred for evil & crime”

  • Eat a food unity government (29/12/2022, 08:13) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    A word to the wise is sufficient, well said my brother.
  • GOOD THOUGHTS (29/12/2022, 08:24) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    BUT , it's all about MONEY ,and we all knows 2hat it does to some people's mind and JAWS , ain't nothing on those types of look alike HUMANS and as we must think positively , it's going to take ( SPIRITUAL INTERVENTION ) and it's not going to come from these so called ( HOLY MEN OF THE CLOTH ) we all know that by now
  • jack (29/12/2022, 08:40) Like (11) Dislike (2) Reply
    The police chief has failed he needs to go
    • to Jack (29/12/2022, 10:22) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
      To us in the BVI he has failed but to the UK he is a success because their goals and ours are not aligned. Abuse of power is also a crime.
  • lol (29/12/2022, 13:05) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
    It could not have been said better. This present Commissioner is one of the worse if not the worse that the BVIs has seen.
    Can you imagine in this day and age that after 6pm there is no Police officer stationed at either East End or West End Police Station and the residents of those Districts are not saying anything. Is it that they don't care or they don't know. People remember that those Commissioners are here on a vacation, believe it or not. So they don't care a hec.
    In regards to marking and visibility of traffic signs I have mentioned that a number of times. Plus it appears like they just put what they want and where without the input of the Police Force then when you take a good look at the signs they are wrong .
    The Police Force and the ministry of Communication and Works should be working together to make that signs are correct and erected in the proper position.
    The BVIs is too small of a place for there not to be sufficient signs to assist tourists/ visitors in there travels.

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