SKN LAW ENFORCEMENT LEADERSHIP BENEFITS FROM RSS EXECUTIVE DEVELOPMENT COURSE

 

Photo Caption: Assistant Commissioner’s of Police (ACP) Mr. Terrance James, (ACP) Mr. Andre Mitchell and Her Majesty’s Customs and Excise Department Senior Assistant  Comptroller (Ag) Ms. Launlia Archibald



Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 10, 2016 (RSCNPF): Two members of the High Command of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police and a Senior Officer in Her Majesty’s Customs and Excise Department are currently in Barbados attending the Senior Executive Development Course being conducted by the Regional Security System Training Institute’s (RSS-TI). 

 

The two week course is being held at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill school of Business and is designed to equip the senior leadership of the region’s national security organizations; Police, Defence Force, Prison, Fire and Customs Services with the training to steer change and maximize results within their organizations. 

 

During the two weeks, the students will cover topics such strategic decision making, how to lead strategic change initiatives, leading collaborative teams, cross cultural and cross generational team management, emotional intelligence and other relevant subject area matters. 

 

The current Executive Development class is comprised of students from all RSS member territories. 

 

Attending the course from St. Kitts and Nevis are Assistant Commissioner’s of Police (ACP) Mr. Terrance James, (ACP) Mr. Andre Mitchell and Her Majesty’s Customs and Excise Department Senior Assistant  Comptroller (Ag) Ms. Launlia Archibald. 

 

The team completed the first week on Friday (October 7).  


TOP STUDENTS IN CLASS 40 RECOGNIZED,  ALL 30 TO REPORT TO STATIONS NEXT WEEK

Police Constable No. 865, Valdon Rogers receiving the trophy for Most Outstanding Student from Prime Minister Harris

Basseterre, St. Kitts, July 20, 2016 (RSCNPF): Police Recruit Training Class # 40 passed in review on Tuesday (July 19) at the Police Training Centre in Newtown.  Thirty freshly minted Police Constables were presented in parade before the High Command and Officers of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force, dignitaries, family members and friends. 


The military style ceremony included a “fun” drill display by the two platoons of graduating officers in which they formed the number “40” in recognition of their class, much to delight of the gathered audience.  Another special treat at the ceremony was a ‘drumline’ demonstration from the Police Drum Corps.  The Drum Corps is a community initiative for youth, sponsored by the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force. 

 

The highlight of the afternoon ceremony was the announcement and recognition of  the “Best in the Class.” To the supportive applause of family and friends and the other guest, four officers received awards for their outstanding work during training.  The officers and awards were as follows:


 

Police Constable No. 845 Tarique Jones was awarded as “Best at Rifle Shooting”, “Best at Self Defence” and “Best at Physical Training.

 

Being recognized for as the “Best at Drills”, “Best at Police Subjects and for the Best Results in the Final Exam” was Woman Police Constable No. 835 Asheshia Paul. 

 

The award for the “Most Disciplined Trainee” was presented to Police Constable No. 832 Anthony Freeman.

 

“Most Outstanding Student” was  Police Constable No. 865 Valdon Rogers.  He was also  recognized as “Best in Pistol Shooting.”  For his accomplishments he was presented with the Baton of Honour by Commissioner of Police Mr. Ian M.  Queeley,  He received “The Prime Minister’s Plaque” and the Trophy for the Most Outstanding Student from the  Prime Minister Dr. The Honourable Timothy Harris.   

 

All the officers have received their first assignments and should start reporting to stations next week after completing out processing from the Training Centre.