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COP outlines retirement plans

COP outlines retirement plans


When outgoing Commissioner of Police Michael Charles retires from service with the Royal St Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force (RSVGPF), do not expect him to just lounge around at home and do nothing.

In an interview with SEARCHLIGHT last Friday, Charles said that while he plans to relax{{more}} a bit, and after 35 years of service that is a must, he also wants to tour the Grenadines.

“The plan I have is to relax a bit with the family and I am planning to rediscover the Grenadines,” Charles said.

The Commissioner, who is also a lover of calypso and karaoke, who performed under the name ‘The Crocus’, also hopes to re-enter the calypso arena.

“For the calypso lovers, next year probably there is a strong possibility that…The Crocus would be back in the calypso arena. I must tell you that I already start my materials,” he indicated.

Charles pointed out that after touring the Grenadines and singing his calypsos, “anything could happen” in relation to his future in law enforcement.

“There are a lot of options. As I stated before, I was a RSS (Regional Security Services) instructor; there are several vacancies at the RSS headquarters and also CARICOM IMPACT, so it just depends.”

The Commissioner is expected to begin pre-retirement leave on August 1 and is likely to be replaced by Deputy Commissioner Renold Hadaway.(CM)