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CAPA and Red Hook Band Together With Police To Fight Crime


CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Community and Police Association (CAPA) in conjunction with the Red Hook Community Alliance will be conducting a Town Hall Meeting for residents and commercial establishments in the communities of Red Hook, Nadir, and Frydenhoj on Monday, August 3 at 6:00 p.m., in the Inspiration Hall of the Paradise Cove Resort.

The Town Hall meeting will allow community members to voice their concerns, opinions and provide viable solutions to issues affecting the Quality of Life within their respective areas and the island on a whole, ranging from Underage Drinking, Littering, Traffic and Crime.

CAPA has been working successfully with several community-based organizations on St. Thomas such as the Savan based group, CAN (Community Action Now) and the Smith Bay Community Action Foundation, gathering individuals with definitive concerns and fostering effective results, through collective interaction. From organizing the Savan Clean-Up and Restore Project to the Street Naming Project in Smith Bay as part of the Geographic Information System through the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, CAPA is providing the foundation for positive change throughout the community.

Residents and Commercial Establishments within the areas of Red Hook, Nadir and Frydenhoj are strongly encouraged to attend the Town Hall Meeting, taking place on Monday August 3  at 6 p.m., at the Paradise Cove Resort inside the Inspiration Hall conducted by the Community And Police Association (CAPA) in conjunction with the Red Hook Community Alliance.

For more information, please contact (340) 513-4041 and ask about CAPA.

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John McCarthy

John McCarthy

John McCarthy is primarily known for his investigative reporting on the U.S. Virgin Islands. A series of reports beginning in the 1990's revealed that there was everything from coliform bacteria to Cryptosporidium in locally-bottled St. Croix drinking water, according to a then-unpublished University of the Virgin Islands sampling. Another report, following Hurricane Hugo in 1989, cited a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) confidential overview that said that over 40 percent of the U.S. Virgin Islands public lives below the poverty line. The Virgin Islands Free Press is the only Caribbean news source to regularly incorporate the findings of U.S. Freedom of Information Act requests. John's articles have appeared in the BVI Beacon, St. Croix Avis, San Juan Star and Virgin Islands Daily News. He is the former news director of WSVI-TV Channel 8 on St. Croix.

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