Funding made available for Police Station repairs

Blackmoore said funds are available for the works. File photo

Funding has been made available for this current financial year circle, that is to say, 2016/2017 financial year for works on the following police stations:
1. Inspectors quarters in St. Joseph
2. Barracks at Morne Bruce
3. Training school building at Morne Bruce
4. Portsmouth police station
5. Delices police station
6. Generator house for Calibishie police station

To date, both Barracks at Morne Bruce are fully refurbished.

Over nine hundred thousand dollars ($900,00.00) was spent for the refurbishment of the Barracks in question.

In terms of the new building to house the Inspector of Police for the St. Joseph District, the tender process for the selection of a contractor for the construction phase is completed and actual work will start soon.

In so the police stations in Delices and Portsmouth are concerned, estimates from potential contractors for the repairs are presently being evaluated.

The step will be the actual commencement of the repairs on both Delices and Portsmouth police stations.

“It is instructive to mention, from all reports, the officers of both these police stations are aware of the intended repairs,” National Security Minister, Rayburn Blackmoore said in a release. “I have said before and I want to reiterate for the purpose of emphasis, government will continue to ensure that improved condition of work of police officers remain as a top priority on its development agenda.”

Disclaimer: The comments on this page do not necessarily reflect the views of Inc. All comments are approved by before they are posted. We never censor based on political or ideological points of view, but we do try to maintain a sensible balance between free speech and responsible moderating.

We will delete comments that:

  • violate or infringe the rights of any person, are defamatory or harassing or include personal attacks
  • are abusive, profane or offensive
  • contain material which violates or encourages others to violate any applicable law
  • promote hatred of any kind
  • refer to people arrested or charged with a crime as though they had been found guilty
  • contain links to "chain letters", pornographic or obscene movies or graphic images
  • are excessively long and off-message

See our full comment/user policy/agreement.


  1. The Darkness
    March 20, 2017

    I could care less.

    This will not change how they behave or UNDER-perform.

  2. March 20, 2017

    Doe help, they getting blows…provide the little assistance, critiques ready to bodyslam you. There’s no pleasing Dominicans.

  3. HM
    March 20, 2017

    And people’s homes are being rented in Colihaut as replacement Stations to service the communities of Colihaut, Dublanc and Bioche. This has been the case for 20+ years. What a shame.

    • televangelists are false prophets
      March 20, 2017

      They are making repairs to the people’s homes.

      March 20, 2017

      Y sidnt uwp build one? Or even the DFP? Things which shoukd have been done years ago it takes dis govt to build. So labour have to do things we shoukd have 25 30 years ago and still modenise the country. But we are commited and we doing it. Dat is why we will give u another five more years in govt. CBI is coming stronger dan ever. $400,000,000.00 plus for 2017.

  4. dee
    March 20, 2017

    When they say is election ?// 8-O :oops: 8)

  5. March 19, 2017

    All of a sudden there is money to repair police stations but you haven got money to give the police men a raise, Blackmore we decide it’s time for you to go we thank you for your services but it’s the end so encourage your Boss to call election, because we will never give you and your gang reason to start terminating our people
    DLP Government must go !

  6. freedom fighter
    March 19, 2017

    Man, do what allu suopose to do and stop singing a song about it.

  7. Tj
    March 19, 2017

    Mr. Blackmore be proactive let the citizens know what your saying now. Action is needed In all leadership style.

  8. March 18, 2017

    Well , well , if D.N.O did not publish that information nothing would have happened, where was the chief of police? the pal rep for this area?, I have constantly say the chief don’t leave his air condition office to go no where except to the bathroom all this is happening on his watch , while he collect a pay check , he should be ashamed of himself , now what about the police station in pte Michel the government purchased a piece of land in pte Michel for a fire house, and a police station it has been more than 15 years and not a brick has been laid down, while they continue to rent from a private owner, we could have build five station.

  9. March 18, 2017

    Give credit, where credit is due. When i was in the war” Where were you? its not a favour, but a Right to have comfortable and propper Housing for our Real Heroes”. I doh miss it! But i feel their pain! been there done that!

    March 18, 2017

    And remind the police that the funds are coming from the CARRING BOLD INITIATIVE (CBI).

  11. March 18, 2017

    That information did not came out , until the Skerro administration was expose on D.N.O., the condition those Officers had to work under for a low rate of pay are health concern hazards , the doctor that is always behind skerro tail coat and the chief of police should have been aware of the situation , and yet Skerro say to them no cost of living increase to them , nor the rest of the civil servants so thanks D. N. O. for the exposer , keep up the good work , while we at the issue what about the land that was purchase 15 years ago in pte michel to build a police station , and a fire department station to serve the sourthern region, up till now nothing has happen the land is full of trash, weeds trees, the current police station is a rental house from a private person, that money if added can build 6 stations, so I asked when is pte Michel

  12. Dr Clayton Shillingford
    March 18, 2017

    These actions seem kind of sudden..Should there not be routine maintenance of these facilities?

  13. viewsexpressed
    March 18, 2017

    These Labour Party so called government ministers make me laugh and these guys and gals appear to be operating from a big circus where people envy a big laugh at those who make them laugh. Blackmore et al, the joke is on you guys. Why, / Because you all everyday try to bring up so called “Something is happening” whereas you al are a bunch of nitwits, questionable corruption deals and you all are caught against the wall as there are many questions to answer to.

  14. red red red hot
    March 18, 2017

    one thing the kings and queens in the police station always getting set up but the rat house fire station stays the same…….cheers …..I will drink a oak to dat

  15. Doc. Love
    March 18, 2017

    Mr. Blackmoore,
    please stop singing the same calypso, carnival is over. :lol:

  16. Floridian Diaspora
    March 18, 2017

    Is this the full story? Something seems to be missing here. I couldn’t help but notice that this there’s no mention of these projects being sponsored by the untouchable cbi program. What’s wrong? Maybe cbi will be talked about later. Still early days maybe?

Post a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

:) :-D :wink: :( 8-O :lol: :-| :cry: 8) :-? :-P :-x :?: :oops: :twisted: :mrgreen: more »

 characters available