V.I. Police Commissioner Delroy Richards announced Wednesday that he has relieved both St. Croix Police Chief Arthur Hector and St. Thomas/St. John Police Chief Darren Foy of their duties.
Winsbut McFarlande has been designated acting St. Croix chief and Sgt. Jason Marsh has been named acting St. Thomas/St. John chief.
Tony Emanuel has been given direct oversight of the VIPD’s internal affairs and applicant screening bureau. Emmanuel is also continuing in his current duties as acting director of the Office of Professional Standards in the VIPD.
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Senate Vice President Myron D. Jackson, chairperson of the Committee on Culture, Historic Preservation and Aging hosted a meeting in collaboration with the Committee on Sports, Parks and Recreation with representatives from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games on Friday at the Capitol Building. The purpose was to meet with visiting Japanese and Virgin Islands Olympic officials to consider the participation of the U.S. Virgin Islands in next year’s Tokyo Olympics, the Paralympic Games and the Olympic Town Host Program.
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