LNP Dedicates Modern Police Station in Brewerville
The Liberia National Police and residents of the City of Brewerville have dedicated a newly constructed police station at the cost of One Hundred and Twenty-Five Thousand United States Dollars ( US 125, 000.00). The LNP Station which is first of its kind in the Brewerville City will serve both officers of the Liberia National Police, residents of Brewerville City and surrounding areas.
The dedication ceremony was well graced by Her Excellency President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Swedish Ambassador, Police Inspector General Gregory Coleman, and several residents of Brewerville including the City mayor.
Marking remarks at the ceremony Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf described the dedication of the Brewerville Police Station as an exemplary cooperation between the community and the police.
“This to us is cooperation; cooperation between the citizens of Brewerville headed by the mayor and the police” the president asserted.
The Liberian leader said for too long Liberians have craved for relationship between security apparatus especially the Liberia National Police and community which she said was now in practice by the joined efforts that led to the construction of the facility, stressing that collaboration
Madame Sirleaf then lauded the contributors who provided the finance for the construction of the building, indicating that the community assistance to the police was a new beginning of community and police partnership.
“I want to say to the LNP family, the manner in which you have conducted yourself in these years moving from the place where people were afraid of the police to where people now run to the police for support and protection is what we have all worked towards”
She especially lauded the people of Brewerville for their restless effort in helping the police meet the timely conclusion of the newly constructed modern police station.
For his part, Police Inspector General Gregory Coleman said the Liberia National Police was advancing its services through engagement and advancement of the police force.
“On a day to basis, officers take decisions that are often misunderstood or unpopular with the people” the Police IG Gregory Coleman added.
“It is all done in the name of enforcing the law”.
IG Coleman used the occasion to warm officers assigned at the newly constructed and delegated police station against using the facility to mistreat residents of Brewerville City.
“It is our hope that this facility is used for the intended purpose in order to reduce crime in this community” IG Coleman asserted.
Sweden ambassador then thanked Col. Coleman and the entire LNP by ensuring the police is reaching out to the communities through services in recent times.
We want to thank the LNP for the high work that is on-going through the instrumentality of police Chief Gregory Coleman.