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Monday, Oct 26, 2020

Supt Vanterpool selected for prestigious UK training programme

Superintendent at the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), Ms Jacqueline E. Vanterpool has been successful in her application to undertake the UK College of Policing’s prestigious Strategic Command Course (SCC) and will now head to the UK to undertake the course.

Following a six-week secondment to the United Kingdom (UK) last year October, Superintendent Vanterpool will attend the SCC programme from January 6 to March 23, 2020.

According to a release from the RVIPF, "the themes of the Strategic Command Course which will be held at The College of Policing based in Ryton-on-Dunsmore will be delivered through a combination of highly demanding strategic exercises such as," they said.

While in the UK, Ms Vanterpool will undertake courses in operational leadership, organisational leadership, personal leadership, including strategic partnership which will aim to develop and maximize the opportunities and benefits of working in public and private sector partnerships and collaborations.

Top CoP Delighted

Commissioner of Police, Mr Michael B. Matthews in commenting on the initiative said, “This is the most senior command training a police officer can undergo, and selection for it is rigorous and highly competitive. I am delighted that Superintendent Vanterpool’s determination, hard work and dedication has resulted in a successful application."

He wished her continued success and noted that her acceptance in the course is excellent news for her personally and for the future command of the force.

Superintendent Vanterpool is relishing the opportunity to share ideas and experiences with other senior officers and executives alike. She stated that the Strategic Command Course presents an opportunity for her among other senior leaders on the course to engage in a demanding and stretching programs in preparation for transition to Executive level posts.


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