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Ministry of Justice disappointed by allegations made in the media related to Monday’s ruling

By   /  November 19, 2020  /  Justice, Legal Matters, Local News  /  Comments Off on Ministry of Justice disappointed by allegations made in the media related to Monday’s ruling

PHILIPSBURG — The Ministry of Justice has taken note of a report in the press related to Monday’s rulings of the Court in Civil Servants Matters regarding several police officers. With the exception of one case, these court cases are all related to unanswered requests by the officers to be placed in a function that […]

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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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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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Ministry of Justice to commence bid for electronic ankle bracelets

By   /  September 4, 2020  /  Justice  /  Comments Off on Ministry of Justice to commence bid for electronic ankle bracelets

PHILIPSBURG – Earlier this year, on Tuesday, February 25th, 2020, a covenant was signed between the Ministry of Justice, the Prosecutor’s Office, the St. Maarten Police Force (KPSM), and Foundation Judicial Institute St. Maarten (SJIB) in order to facilitate electronic monitoring (EM) in the justice system. This form of digital incarceration is one where electronic […]

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Ministry of Justice currently finalizing process for certificates of conduct

By   /  August 14, 2020  /  Government, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on Ministry of Justice currently finalizing process for certificates of conduct

PHILIPSBURG — In its effort to further streamline the application process of certificates of conduct, the Ministry of Justice has sought to deepen its cooperation with the Public Service Center (PSC). The new process that is being adopted is similar to that which takes place in Curacao. Initially, the Prosecutor’s office maintained the mandate to […]

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Certificate of Conduct (CoC) Application

By   /  July 8, 2020  /  Justice, Local News  /  Comments Off on Certificate of Conduct (CoC) Application

The service of the Certificate of Conduct (CoC) also known as Police Record has been suspended since the COVID Lockdown. We apologize for the inconvenience this has resulted for the public that this service has not yet resumed.  As we return to normal services, the ministry will start accepting all applications from the public via […]

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Ministry of Justice: Holders of (temporary) residence permits pertaining to the temporary closing of the Immigration Office

By   /  June 16, 2020  /  Justice, Local News  /  Comments Off on Ministry of Justice: Holders of (temporary) residence permits pertaining to the temporary closing of the Immigration Office

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Cabinet of the Ministry of Justice on behalf of the Minister of Justice Anna Richardson on Monday issued the following statement as it pertains to holders of temporary residence permits as it relates to the temporary closing of the Immigration Office due to the COVID-19 State of Emergency. […]

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Minister of Justice and the Ombudsman establish structure

By   /  June 4, 2020  /  Justice, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister of Justice and the Ombudsman establish structure

(In photo: Saskia Thomas-Salomon of the Ministry of Justice) On Monday, June 1st, 2020, Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson hosted a meeting where staff members of the Ombudsman’s office namely Aishira Cicilia (Legal Advisor), Florence Marlin and Kelston Brooks (Investigators) were officially introduced to the Ministry of Justice’s Planning and Control Officer Mrs. Saskia […]

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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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