Tag: Law Enforcement Planning Commission (LEPC)

Bryan Welcomes Cruise Ship To St. Thomas; Taps Martinez For VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — During the weekly Government House briefing, which took place on St. Thomas, Governor Albert Bryan announced the arrival of the first cruise ship to visit the Territory since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the cruise industry in the United States. The Celebrity Edge docked at the Austin “Babe” Monsanto Marine Terminal on St. […]

LEPC Awarded $638,248 In STOP Violence Against Women Federal Grant Money

FREDERIKSTED — Law Enforcement Planning Commission (LEPC) Director Ray Martinez said the agency was awarded $638,248 from the U.S. Department of Justice, FY2020 STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program (VAWA). LEPC submitted its application on behalf of the territory in April 2020. LEPC serves as the State Administrative Agency (SAA) for the distribution of […]

USAO Gets $2,932,867 Award To Address COVID-19 Pandemic In The Territory

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that the U.S. Virgin Islands received $2,932,867 in U.S. Department of Justice grants to respond to the challenges posed by the outbreak of COVID-19. The grant, awarded to the Virgin Islands Law Enforcement Planning Commission (LEPC), is available under the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding […]

Federal and Local Law Enforcement Present At Project Safe Neighborhoods

KANSAS CITY — Three seasoned Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officers and U.S Attorney Gretchen C.F.Shappert represented the territory at last week’s Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) National Conference in Missouri. The Conference brought together federal prosecutors andtheir law enforcement partners from across the nation and included speeches by President DonaldTrump, Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, […]