Justice ministry struggles with regulating the legal position of its employees

PHILIPSPBURG — The Ministry of Justice is “making great progress with the final phase of regulating its personnel affairs,” according to a press release issued by the same ministry. On December 9, 2022, the draft legal position regulation for the police was sent to Governor Baly for approval. Before giving this regulation the green light, More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, October 17th, 2022

Policy establishes fees for towing cars

PHILIPSBURG — Towed cars could cost their owners or users between $75 and $115 plus a daily storage fee of $15, it appears from the towing policy published in the National Gazette of October 14. The towing More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 14th, 2022

Second Annual Justice Week Conference a Success for St. Maarten

Philipsburg – The Ministry of Justice held the second annual Justice Week Conference 2022 hosted by the Honorable Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson from Monday, July 11, 2022, through Wednesday, July 13, More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 21st, 2021

Justice chain function books create financial headache, or unrest within the police force

PHILIPSBURG — “My heartfelt congrats to all service members of the justice chain with the approval of the function books.” That text, accompanied by a picture of a smiling Minister of Justice Anna Richardson More...

By The Publisher On Friday, December 3rd, 2021

Twelve police officers win victory against ministry

~ Police officers score decisive victory against justice ministry ~ UPDATED version of the previously published article online at: Police officer scores decisive victory against justice ministry PHILIPSBURG — More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, December 2nd, 2021

Police officer scores decisive victory against justice ministry

PHILIPSBURG — A police officer with more than ten years of service to his name scored a decisive victory against the Ministry of Justice after a long battle about his promotion, first to police officer and More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, November 6th, 2021

Chief Commissioner Carl John: “Aggression of youngsters needs more attention”

PHILIPSBURG — Road rage and wayward behavior of young scooter riders have become a thorny issue, but Chief commissioner Carl John said in an interview on The Breakfast Lounge with Lady Grace that this is More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, November 6th, 2021

Second group of law-enforcement students completes FINEC-training

PHILIPSBURG — The police force of St. Maarten is on the move. After a live interview with Chief Commissioner Carl John on radio broadcast The Breakfast Lounge with Lady Grace, the graduation of thirteen cadets More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, November 6th, 2021

Police force welcomes thirteen new officers

~ “Are you ready?” Police Chief Carl John asked the cadets ~  PHILIPSBURG — Thirteen new police officers received their epaulets on Friday, October 29, thereby boosting the strength of the police More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, August 1st, 2021

Law enforcement officials confiscated six illegal guns in 16 weeks

PHILIPSBURG — Public Prosecutor’s Office in St. Maarten has issued a press release stating that six illegal guns have been confiscated in the past 16 weeks. According to the press release these weapons More...