Mrs. Cruscita Descartes-Pelius has been appointed as Commissioner of Police effective 1st September 2023 for one year. She was first appointed in October 2022 as the first female Top Cop and has served the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force [RSLPF] with distinction for over thirty [30] years until June 2023.

Her reinstatement as Commissioner of Police is expected to be accompanied by a comprehensive professional training programme for senior officers aimed at cultivating strong leadership and ushering in a new cadre of leadership within the RSLPF.

The Government of Saint Lucia looks forward to the support of all officers as it commits to preparing officers for future leadership positions and the strengthening of the police force. The Government also takes this opportunity to thank Deputy Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ronald Phillip for his sterling leadership as acting Commissioner of Police for the past ten [10] weeks.

The Government of Saint Lucia remains dedicated to public safety and the well-being of all citizens.

Source: Office of the Prime Minister