Royal Montserrat Police Service

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Royal Montserrat Police Service is the Royal Police Service of Montserrat in the Caribbean. The current Commissioner is Steve Foster, JP, B.Sc., CPA., a native of Montserrat.

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The Police Force of Montserrat was a division of the Leeward Islands Police Force, which served Antigua, St Kitts and Nevis, Anguilla, Montserrat and the British Virgin Islands, with Headquarters in Antigua. The Leeward Islands Colony was dissolved in 1959 and the Montserrat Police Force became a division of the Antigua, Montserrat, and British Virgin Islands Police Force.The Royal Title was bestowed on the force in 1966, and The Royal Montserrat Police Service became autonomous on the 27 February 1967.

Between the years 1967 and 2007 there was one Chief of Police and ten Commissioners of Police from countries such as United Kingdom, Guyana, St Kitts-Nevis and even native islanders.

The police service also ran a football team that played in the Montserrat Championship, the top level of football on the island. They were the most successful club winning the league four times.

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