CCTV will enhance citizen safety

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CCTV expansion will enhance citizen safety in our communities

Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 01, 2016,(RSCNPF):  The Government’s announcement on (May 30) of an expansion to the CCTV program in St. Kitts and Nevis was a bit of great news, for me, the High Command and our Police Service expressed Commissioner of Police Mr. Ian M. Queeley.

“The Prime Minister’s announcement regarding the expansion of our CCTV program in St. Kitts and Nevis is great news and welcomed by the Police Service,” said Commissioner Mr. Ian M. Queeley.  He added, “the expansion will give us more eyes our communities and that will help to enhance citizen safety.”

Prime Minister Harris made the announcement during his monthly press conference.  He said, “Law and order will benefit from Taiwan’s assistance with our CCTV project.  We expect experts from Taiwan to be here to fine tune the ambit of technical support and other resources for this particular project.”  He added, “secondly, financial support has been committed for the purchase of vehicles for law enforcement agencies including the Police and the Defence Force.”

Prime Minister Harris explained,  that the funding for the CCTV program expansion and enhancement and upgrades to the law enforcement agencies fleet of vehicles are a part of an estimated over 13 million dollars commitment made by the Republic of China (Taiwan) for projects in St. Kitts and Nevis.

This commitment was one of many reached during a recent visit to the Republic of China (Taiwan) by Prime Minister Harris.

(Press release courtesy of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force)