Saint Lucia continues to benefit from collaboration with Toronto Police Service

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Saint Lucia continues to benefit from collaboration with Toronto Police Service
Corporal Marcus George at the International Walkway of the Ontario Police College.
Corporal Marcus George at the International Walkway of the Ontario Police College.
Corporal Marcus George at the International Walkway of the Ontario Police College.

PRESS RELEASE – Last year July, Corporal Marcus George of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force successfully participated in an eight-week training course in Forensic Science, Firearm Examination and Identification and Firearm Verification which was arranged by the Consul General Mr. Michael Willius, through the Toronto Police Service, Ontario Police College (OPC) and Forensic Investigation Service (FIS).

Following this partnership, from May to October this year, Corporal George returned for further training with the Toronto Police Service, the OPC and the FIS where he pursued specialized training in the Firearms Facilitator, Use of Force Trainers and Advanced Firearms Investigation courses.

During his tenure, he continued working with the training staff of the OPC by volunteering his services in the Defensive Tactics area with the training of the Colleges Basic Constable recruits.

Upon completion of the training, Corporal Marcus George received a certificate in Firearms Facilitator Course, Use of Force Trainer course and Advanced Firearms Investigation course.

Allan Phibbs, Deputy Director of Training at the Ontario Police College remarked “During his stay at the OPC he displayed a high level of professionalism and demonstrated the type of leadership we expect to be seen in full time instructional staff. He will be returning to his organization with enhanced skills as a police trainer in the specialized area noted above.”

This collaboration between Corporal Marcus George of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force and the Toronto Police Service and Ontario Police College will undoubtedly be beneficial to Saint Lucia and, will present future training opportunities for furthering the expertise of other Police Officers.

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  1. Congrats Marcus. Hope that you will be able to use the knowledge gained to help our officers. They really need the help!

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  2. Can we get the Canadians to provide our Police with ammunition for their American-made weapons?
    We should strengthen cooperation with the Canadians to reduce the effects of the "arms and military training" embargo that the USA has imposed on us.

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  3. Great to see our law enforcement officers excel and gain experience that can be translated into better service. Congratulations corporal George!

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  4. Wait they tell us clean up our behavior towards human rights infringement. We send people to learn about guns hmmmmm. Oh yes we are on right track ....... Straight to disaster

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    • its to learn how to identify which bullet came from which gun, that what the training was about. so if you friend or family member gets shot he can identify which criminal that did it.

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  5. congrats Marcus.
    for the short time ive known you i can tell you are one of the good ones.
    keep it up brother.

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