PRESS RELEASE: The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force is reviving its Police Week celebrations this year as it opens the way for engagement with members of the public on a social level. The community is invited to join in activities planned under the theme: A Resilient Territory, A Resilient People, A Resilient RVIPF.
On Saturday, 23 February, events will open with a fundraising walk to aid in the purchase of resources for the Autism Centre. Participants will walk from Queen Elizabeth Park to the Ebenezer Thomas Primary School and back to the park. Walkers are asked to be at the park at 5:15 am for a 5:30 start.
On Sunday, 24 February, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force will have its opening church service at the St. George’s Anglican Church at 8:30 am. All are asked to come and be part of this church blessing.
The Force will then make way its policing commitments during elections, but on Thursday, 28 February, the new Police recruits will go up against the St. George’s High School to debate the issue of whether it is time to decriminalized cannabis for recreation use at the Road Town Police Station at 7 pm. The public is invited to come out in support.
On Friday, 1 March, Police will host its very popular BINGO night with a large cash prize at the Road Town Police Station at 7 pm. Prizes of the Police Week raffle will also be drawn on that night. First prize is a 65’ flat screen television.
And on Sunday, 3 March, Police will host its RVIPF Talent Expo to include the wackiest hairstyles ever at the Road Town Police Station at 7 pm. Admission is $10. Among the other events planned are social evenings at the various police stations.
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