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The Layou Police Station, seen here on April 27, 2024, which has been in a state of disrepair for some time, was evacuated as Hurricane Beryl approaches St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Monday, July 1, 2024.
The Layou Police Station, seen here on April 27, 2024, which has been in a state of disrepair for some time, was evacuated as Hurricane Beryl approaches St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Monday, July 1, 2024.
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The Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force (RSVGPF) on Monday said that the operation of the Vermont and Layou police stations had been relocated until the all-clear after the passage of Hurricane Beryl.

The staff of the Vermont Police Station are working from the Questelles Police Station and the Vermont station is closed to the public.

The public can contact the Vermont Police Station at 1784-456-1750 or +1 784-457-1211.

Reports can also be made via 911.

Additionally, the Layou Police Station, which has been in a state of disrepair for some time, will be operating out of the Rapid Response Unit base in Layou.

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In the event of any incident or emergency, Layou police can be contacted at +1 784-456-7170.

“We appreciate your understanding and cooperation during this time. Please stay safe and heed all advisories from the authorities,” the police force said in a social media post.

Meanwhile, on Sunday, acting Commissioner of Police Envill Williams cancelled all leave for police officers in light of the impending passage of Hurricane Beryl.

“All officers are required to report to their respective units, stations, and departments for duty without delay. Your prompt response and readiness are crucial to ensure our nation’s safety and security during this critical time,” the police force said in a social media post.

See below an April 2024 video of the conditions at Layou Police Sation.