(GIS) — Members of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force who served in the Regional Security System (RSS) were honored recently for their involvement in Dominica relief efforts post-Hurricane Maria.
The honorees served in the RSS during the period Sep. 12 to Dec. 27, 2017.
Prime Minister of Saint Lucia Allen Chastanet was on hand to present the Regional Security medals to the respective officers.
Minister for Home Affairs and National Security, Hermangild Francis, who is also the chairperson of the RSS, expressed gratitude to the officers for their contribution, while Severin Moncherry, commissioner of police, expressed gratitude to the Regional Security System for the support rendered to the officers during the operational period.
“It is encouraging that our officers, when they are called upon, can assist not only in peacekeeping but also in rebuilding communities,” Police Commissioner Moncherry said.
He added that six officers have also joined the RSS to provide assistance to the Bahamas.