The second Youth Affairs/Police Band Apprentice Programme was officially launched here on Thursday, 31st January, 2019, at a ceremony hosted jointly by the Royal Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force and the Youth Affairs Division in the Ministry of Social Development.
The Programme is an extension of the Youth Empowerment Service (YES) Programme, and was established by a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Police Force and the Ministry responsible for Youth Affairs.
The aim of the programme is to facilitate the training of youth for possible enlistment into the Police Band.
The ceremony took place at the Police Band Room at Old Montrose, and began at 1:00 p.m. .
Remarks came from Police Commissioner, Colin John, Minister of Youth Affairs, Frederick Stephenson, and the Permanent Secretary in that Ministry, Nerissa Gittens-Macmillan.