Minister for National Security Rayburn Blackmoore has announced that half-day retreats are ongoing with management and union representatives of the police and prison.
According to him, the purpose of the retreats is to find solutions to existing problems within these departments.
“So far, I must announce that we have been having half-day retreats with the management and union reps [representatives] for the police and the prison and we are hoping to do the same for the Fire and Ambulance Services, and other departments in the ministry to ensure that we solve existing problems,” Blackmoore stated.
He continued, “And in a collective endeavor we double our efforts to better serve the people of Dominica.”
He also announced the following new appointments:
Fire and Ambulance Department- 26
The Prison Service- 25
Plans are also in place to train 50 police recruits.