A Virgin Islands public safety enforcement detail will be assigned to key points throughout Charlotte Amalie and they will enforce ALL laws, including barker and taxi regulations. Public safety will include members of the Virgin Islands Police Department, enforcement officers from the Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA), the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) the Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) and the Taxi Cab Commission. Police presence in Charlotte Amalie is essential to revitalization. Residents, visitors and businesses all need to feel safe at any hour of the day.
Benefits: Public safety is a critical element to the residential component of revitalization and it is also paramount to protecting our position as the leading tourism destination in the region. Eliminating crime and providing lighting and security cameras will help drive demand to live in town where residents can walk to work, dine at great restaurants and walk on the Waterfront.