September 21, 2021, Kingstown – The Commissioner of Police and other ranks of the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force (RSVGPF) extends deepest condolences to the family and friends of the late, Lawrence Thomas, Sergeant of Police, No.569. Thomas died on September 20, 2021 at his home after complaining about experiencing difficulty breathing.
His death has been classified by the health authorities as COVID-19 related. The deceased reportedly tested positive for COVD-19 on September 17, 2021 and was unvaccinated.
At the time of his death, Thomas was stationed at the Calliaqua Police Station in the South Central Division.
Commissioner John said “police officers are on the frontlines every day dealing with reports and interacting with members of the public. It is imperative that we take every precaution necessary to protect ourselves, our families and the general public from the Coronavirus.” In light of this sad development, Commissioner of Police, Mr. Colin John encourages all police officers to strictly observe all of the protocols and recommendations against COVID -19; especially getting tested and vaccinated against the Coronavirus.