Published On: Wed, Nov 6th, 2019

Police arrest man for threat with spear-gun & CPO re-launches the Cops and Kids program

KPSM Police Force News Update - arrested

PHILIPSBURG — Police arrest man for threat with spear-gun, and relaunches the Cops and Kids program in primary schools.

Man arrested for threat with Spear-gun
On Monday evening November 4th, 2019 the dispatch center directed the police patrol to the Guana-bay road for a man who was in position of a spear-gun weapon. The police received further information that the man had threatened one of his neighbors with the weapon. At arrival at the scene, the patrol encountered the suspect with the spear-gun in his possession.

The suspect with the initials M.P was arrested, and the spear-gun confiscated. He was brought over to the police station where he was interrogated, give a hefty fine and later released.

CPO’s re-launches the Cops and Kids program
In an ongoing effort to bridge the gap between KPSM and students, under the leadership of the Community Police Officers, the program Cops & Kids is again being implemented into the primary schools for the year 2019/2020.

The presence of the police in the school as a part of the school community indirectly lends to modifying undesirable behavior and opens up valuable lines of communication. The program offers the CPOs a platform to invest in the students of their respective districts.

The first part of the program which is the “One on One” was launched on Tuesday, November 5th and Wednesday, November 6th morning at the Martin Luther King Jr School, Sister Borgia school and the Sister Regina school. The participating CPO’s where Inspectors S. Crispulo, A. Leonard E. Josepha, S.Carty and Officer A Blijden
• “One on one”: students submitted questions to the CPOs regarding the tasks of the Police Department which were addressed and in a presentation at the different schools.

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