Tag archive for ‘Law Enforcement Council’
By The Publisher On Saturday, January 27th, 2024

Arrest team is underfunded but its members are dedicated

PHILIPSBURG — The police force does not have the necessary financial and material resources to adequately set up, manage and guarantee the deployment of the arrest team. This appears from an inspection by More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, May 21st, 2023

Law enforcement requires substantial investments

PHILIPSBURG — The Law enforcement Council made fifty recommendations in 2022 to improve the situation at the police force in St. Maarten. Eleven of them have so far been ignored, and five have been partially More...

By Online Editor On Tuesday, May 9th, 2023

Law Enforcement Council: Most recommendations followed

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Law Enforcement Council (the Council), in its third sub-inspection as part of an overall review of particular recommendations related to the Sint Maarten Police Force (KPSM), More...

By The Publisher On Monday, January 16th, 2023

Improving Crime Fund management remains a work in progress

PHILIPSBURG — In April 2019 the Law Enforcement Council made six recommendations for the improvement of the management and supervision of the Crime Fund. In November 2022 the Council completed a report that More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, October 13th, 2022

Law Enforcement Council: Efforts to combat money laundering are insufficient

PHILIPSBURG — “Don’t tell me what you value; show me your budget and I’ll tell you what your values are,” is a quote attributed to American president Joe Biden that easily comes to mind after reading More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, March 5th, 2020

Sint Maarten Police Force benefits from structural Integrated Professional Skills Training

PHILIPSBURG -– The Law Enforcement Council is positive about the way in which the Sint Maarten Police Force KPSM has taken up part of the recommendations by the Council with regard to the Integrated Professional More...

By The Publisher On Monday, February 24th, 2020

Still no Victim Support Bureau St. Maarten

~Law Enforcement Council sounds alarm ~ PHILIPSBURG – Despite the fact that all stakeholders agree on the necessity for adequate victim support, St. Maarten still has no victim support office or any structural More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

Justice stakeholders meet to discuss joint concerns about prison

PHILIPSBURG — Joint concerns about the lack of prison cells and the poor quality of prison life on Sint Maarten were discussed between the Progress Committee Sint Maarten, Law Enforcement Council, Point Blanche More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 21st, 2016

Supervision sex industry is completely inadequate

GREAT BAY – The Law Enforcement Council recently presented the Minister of Justice, Edsel Kirindongo, with a report on the enforcement of St. Maarten’s adult entertainment policy, based on inspections between More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 21st, 2016

Scary thought

The findings of the Law Enforcement Council that the enforcement of the prostitution policy is a mess does not come as a surprise, but the report makes it official. When the Border Bar’s proprietor Angel Priest More...