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Police Department Offers Free Summer Camp On St. Thomas Starting June 21

From right, Captain Sandra Colbourne and Deputy Commissioner Dr. Celvin G. Walwyn at the Savan VIPD Summer Camp.

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department is hosting a free summer camp on St. Thomas for kids ages 8 to 13 starting in one week.

It’s called the “Character Is Power” Police Summer Camp and is being hosted by the VIPD’s Crime Prevention Unit starting June 21 in Savan.

De’Khoya DeSylvia of the Bovoni Housing Community Center discussed some of the logistics of the camp with the VIPD’s Crime Prevention Unit Co-Supervisor Sgt. Milton Petersen, Sr. in St. Thomas on Friday.

Crime Prevention Sgt. Samuel Gittens of St. Croix, and Sgt. Milton Petersen, Sr. (of St. Thomas), and Community Action Now (CAN) Coordinator Gwendolyn Hodge at the Romeo Malone Community Center in Savan, discussing the opening of VIPD sponsored summer camp which begins on June 21.

Police Commissioner Trevor A. Velinor said he “encourages the parents to send their children to the Bovoni Summer Camp.”

The VIPD’s Crime Prevention Bureau Co-Supervisor is Capt. Sandra Colbourne who can be reached at (340) 776-1525 or (340) 244-6539 and email at:

The Estate Bovoni Apartments office is open Monday through Friday during normal business hours and is available at (340) 775-3573 or (340) 775-3328.

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