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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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Minister Richardson observes Police and Prison Officers Week

By   /  October 13, 2020  /  Justice, Police News  /  Comments Off on Minister Richardson observes Police and Prison Officers Week

On Friday October 9, 2020 the Police Force of Sint Maarten (KPSM) kicked off their annual celebration with the planting of a tree in remembrance and honor of fallen police officers. Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson who attended the celebrations and was present at the tree planting ceremony participated by assisting in planting a […]

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NAPB Police Union Message for Police Day

By   /  October 10, 2020  /  Local News, Police News  /  Comments Off on NAPB Police Union Message for Police Day

PHILIPSBURG — On the occasion of the celebration of 10-10-2020, the police union, Nederlandse Antillen Politiebond, NAPB, wishes to extend the following message to all police officers. 2020 has been a difficult year for law enforcement. It started out as a hero for COVID-19. All of a sudden everything changes, because of the actions of […]

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The St. Maarten Police Department Bid Farewell to Dutch Police

By   /  August 5, 2020  /  Justice, Kingdom Affairs, Local News, Police News  /  Comments Off on The St. Maarten Police Department Bid Farewell to Dutch Police

PHILIPSBURG — The St. Maarten Police Department (KPSM) bid farewell to the Dutch Police officers and support staff. Post-Hurricane Irma in 2017, the Netherlands and other countries within the kingdom, provided extra manpower to secure the safety and security of the island. At the end of the direct assistance, it was agreed between St. Maarten […]

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Minister of Justice Updates on the Status of the Function Books

By   /  August 3, 2020  /  Justice, Labor, Local News, Police News  /  Comments Off on Minister of Justice Updates on the Status of the Function Books

PHILIPSBURG — Minister of Justice Anna Richardson, updates on the status of the function books to keep all stakeholders informed. A letter has been sent to the Council of Advice requesting an update on the timeline for the delivery of their advice on the draft legislation concerning the repeal of ‘Rechtspositie Korps Politie Nederlandse Antillen […]

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Illegal Parking in Philipsburg will no longer be tolerated. Hefty fines to be issued

By   /  June 20, 2020  /  Island Life, Local News, Police News  /  Comments Off on Illegal Parking in Philipsburg will no longer be tolerated. Hefty fines to be issued

PHILIPSBURG) – Over the past few days, the Sint Maarten Police Force Patrols (KPSM), has observed a huge increase in illegal parking on the Boardwalk in Philipsburg, the law enforcement agency said on Thursday in a statement. We would like to, through this press release, warn the general public that if your vehicle is parked […]

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Ministry of Justice confirms; random search was executed at the Pointe Blanche Prison?

By   /  May 9, 2020  /  Justice, Police News  /  Comments Off on Ministry of Justice confirms; random search was executed at the Pointe Blanche Prison?

On Friday, May 8, 2020, Officers at the Pointe Blanche Prison executed a random search after concern that a weapon may have been concealed in the facility. The management of the Prison enforces a zero-tolerance approach and does not take any chances when it comes to concerns of weapons suspected of being in the Prison. […]

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Minister of Justice swears in Dutch Law enforcement assistance from the Netherlands

By   /  May 4, 2020  /  Government, Justice, Police News  /  Comments Off on Minister of Justice swears in Dutch Law enforcement assistance from the Netherlands

This assistance was requested due to foreseen challenges with the COVID19 Crisis POND ISLAND — On Friday, May 1, 2020, Philipsburg, the Honourable Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson, welcomed and swore in several Royal Netherlands Marechaussee Officers, Police Officers and Royal Dutch Marines who arrived on April 27th, 2020 from the Netherlands and will […]

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