On Friday January 27th the Chief Commissioner of Police Peter de Witte handed out the first new official police badge.
Chief Inspector of Police Humphrey “Boy” Giterson, head of the Sint Maarten Maritime Police, who has been on the police force for more than forty years, was chosen to receive the first badge. In addition Boy Giterson is one of those experienced officers who have worked on all islands of the former Netherlands Antilles. Boy Giterson displayed his old badges and his new one.
The new badge was designed by Major Paul Brown of the Police Department and his brother Charles Brown. This badge is a true representation of the people and the Police Force of Sint Maarten. On behalf of the Justice Ministry and mainly the Police Force of Sint Maarten congratulations to the designers for a job well done.