Tag archive for ‘Raad voor de Rechtshandhaving’
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 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 Tuesday, May 11th, 2021

“Functioning National Detectives Agency is problematic”

PHILIPSBURG — Ten years after the establishment of St. Maarten’s National Detectives Agency (NDA, Landsrecherche) there are still several serious bottlenecks, the Law Enforcement Council concludes in its 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...