Law enforcement in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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Royal Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force
AbbreviationRSVGPF
Agency overview
FormedJanuary 4, 1999
Employees691
Jurisdictional structure
National agencyVC
Operations jurisdictionVC
Size150 square miles (390 km2)
Population109,000
General nature

Agency executive
Facilities
Stations23
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 Colin John,[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] Defence is the responsibility of Regional Security System.[8] There is also one non-policing organisation under the command of the RSVGPF the Fire Brigade, which is currently directed by Inspector Joseph Jack.[9]

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