On Tuesday July 18th the police department started with the execution of one of several projects that has been planned for this period. This project will include traffic controls, handing out fines for traffic violations, increase in patrols in vehicles, bicycle and foot patrols in the Philipsburg and other areas were tourists frequently visit. In general the visibility of police patrols will be noticeable.
There will controls on illegal drugs and weapons at different locations on the island. Police controls and police presence were definitely noticeable on Tuesday. These controls will continue indefinitely.