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Immigration Department, KPSM and Customs Sint Maarten crack down on boardwalk barkers

By   /  January 28, 2022  /  Justice, Local News, Police News  /  Comments Off on Immigration Department, KPSM and Customs Sint Maarten crack down on boardwalk barkers

On January 27, 2022, the Immigration and Border Protection Services (IBP), the Sint Maarten Police Force (KPSM) and Customs Sint Maarten carried out successful joint controls in the Philipsburg area together with the Coast Guard and the Inspectorates of TEATT and VSA. This collaboration was initiated by IBP as the department has been receiving numerous […]

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Minister of Justice reacts to court ruling in connection with KPSM Class of 2011

By   /  December 2, 2021  /  Government, Justice, Local News, Police News  /  Comments Off on Minister of Justice reacts to court ruling in connection with KPSM Class of 2011

The Minister of Justice has taken note of the court decisions rendered yesterday in favor of Police officers, seeking to obtain correction of a National Decree issued earlier this year, under a penalty to be granted by the court. Even though this decision is not rendered against the Minister of Justice, the underlying matter is […]

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Minister Richardson concludes work visit at the National Police Academy in Apeldoorn

By   /  October 4, 2021  /  Government, Justice, Police News  /  Comments Off on Minister Richardson concludes work visit at the National Police Academy in Apeldoorn

Philipsburg ? On Wednesday, September 29, the Honorable Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson visited the National Police Academy in Apeldoorn, Netherlands as her last stop before returning to Sint Maarten. Minister Richardson received a warm welcome from Team Chief and Project Leader for Education in the Dutch Caribbean Region, Mr. Rob Appelhof and Sector […]

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KG SXM v Unions' Court Case Outcome

By   /  June 27, 2021  /  Justice, Labor, Legal Matters, Local News, Police News  /  Comments Off on KG SXM v Unions' Court Case Outcome

On June 25th, 2021, the Court in First Instance prohibited the ABVO and NAPB unions to organize meetings, work interruptions, and public manifestations, as long as these harm the proper functioning of Government, for a period of one week. A full judgment will follow on Friday July 2nd, 2021. Prior to granting Country Sint Maarten?s […]

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Military personnel assist after motorcycle accident

By   /  May 31, 2021  /  Local News, Police News  /  Comments Off on Military personnel assist after motorcycle accident

SIMPSON BAY — In a lone motorcycle accident on Sint Maarten, marines acted when a motorcyclist fell. After they saw the rider fall, the marines immediately started applying victim assistance. Among other things, they performed a neck stabilization to prevent further injury, cooled bruises and stopped other traffic so that the police and ambulance could […]

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Ombudsman concludes investigation into the towing policy of the St. Maarten Police Force

By   /  November 30, 2020  /  Legal Matters, Local News, Police News  /  Comments Off on Ombudsman concludes investigation into the towing policy of the St. Maarten Police Force

 PHILIPSBURG — Ombudsman Gwendolien Mossel recently concluded an investigation into the towing policy of the St. Maarten Police Force (KPSM) and its execution in practice. The absence of a parking policy plan is addressed in the report as well.  In the report the Ombudsman concludes that parking in Philipsburg is not adequately organized. There is […]

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Further inquiry to take place into allegations against police officers

By   /  November 30, 2020  /  Justice, Local News, Police News  /  Comments Off on Further inquiry to take place into allegations against police officers

  POND ISLAND — in recent weeks an alarming number of serious accusations were levied against members of the Sint Maarten Police Force, claiming their alleged involvement in selling and driving of seized stolen vehicles. The Honorable Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson has observed these serious and what she has deemed as potentially damaging […]

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A Back to School Message from the Ministry of Justice and KPSM

By   /  November 16, 2020  /  Community, Education, Justice, Police News  /  Comments Off on A Back to School Message from the Ministry of Justice and KPSM

As our students are being welcomed back to their respective school premises today, Monday, November 16th, 2020, the Ministry of Justice is placing certain measures into effect for the overall benefit and protection of the community at large, before, during and after school hours. In addition to the necessity for everyone to adhere to the […]

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KPSM called in to rule out foul play in attempted/suicide case

By   /  November 14, 2020  /  Police News  /  Comments Off on KPSM called in to rule out foul play in attempted/suicide case

PHILIPSBURG — Police patrols were directed to two cases over the last few days to investigate an attempted suicide and a suicide incident that took place during the course of the week. On Monday, November 9th, a man attempted to take his own life and another case on Thursday, November 12th, where a woman had […]

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9-month overview of traffic accidents on Sint Maarten

By   /  October 29, 2020  /  Local News, Police News  /  Comments Off on 9-month overview of traffic accidents on Sint Maarten

Road users take heed the roadways is not your own: 9 month overview of traffic accidents on Sint Maarten The police has done a retrospective of the vehicle accidents that took place over the last 9 months on the island. This analysis looked at the causes and locations where most of these collisions took place […]

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