Law enforcement in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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Royal Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force
Abbreviation RSVGPF
Agency overview
Formed January 4, 1999
Employees 691
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
Federal agency Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Size 150 square miles (390 km2)
Population 109,000
General nature
Operational structure
Agency executive Godfrey Pompey, Commissioner of Police
Facilities
Stations 23
Website
Official Website

Law enforcement in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is the responsibility of the Royal Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force (RSVGPF),[1] which was founded in 1999.[2] The Commissioner of Police is Godfrey Pompey,[1] who commands 691 police officers and civilian employees,[3] in 23 police stations,[4] who serve a resident population of 109,000.[5]

The RSVGPF maintain two paramilitary forces the Special Service Unit, and the Coast Guard, both units are responsible for internal security.[6][7] Defense is the responsibility of Regional Security System.[8] There is also one non-policing organization under the command of the RSVGPF the Fire Brigade, which is currently directed by Inspector Joseph Jack.[9]

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