PHILIPSBURG:--- On Thursday March 21st colleagues from the French Police Municipal represented by the Chief of Police Jacqueline Rodriguez and the assistant chief Raymond Lake, Ricaldo Gumbs representing the French Carnival Foundation, Arlston Lourens representing the SCDF and KPSM represented by Chief Inspector Benjamin Gout and Rudolph Bloeiman as promised held a meeting at the Police Head Quarters in connection with the Unity Jump-Up which is scheduled to be held on Friday March 22nd. For unforeseen circumstances, no representatives of the French gendarmerie could attend the meeting. The Unity Jump-up which is expected to pull a very large crowd will start in Marigot at 08.00 PM sharp and will end in front of the Festival Village on the Soualiga Boulevard. Details such as the inspection of the vehicles taking part in the jump-up, public safety, road closures, and traffic diversion were some of the main topics that were discussed. The meeting was very informative and fruitful due to the fact that the working relation and cooperation between the police and the carnival foundations from both sides of the island has grown and become much stronger.
The community is there for asked to pay very close attention to all the information that is available in connection with the Unity Jump and all other upcoming Carnival events.
KPSM Press Release.