The rank and file of the Royal Police Force of Antigua and Barbuda (RPFAB) has offered congratulations to Constable Keriann Thomas who was crowned Miss OECS 2022 in Dominica on Saturday evening.
The RPFAB rookie, who is the reigning Police Queen, competed against representatives from Anguilla, Dominica, Grenada, St. Lucia, S.t Kitts and Nevis and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
The Antiguan and Barbudan delegate also captured Best Creative National Wear, Best in Creative National Wear, Best Swimwear, Best in Swimwear, Best Evening Gown and Best in Evening Gown.
National Security Minister with responsibility for the police force, Steadroy Benjamin, has also congratulated Thomas.
“She represented the Police Force, and by extension the country of Antigua and Barbuda, with pride, grace and talent and must be commended for the tremendous courage and consistency displayed,” Minister Benjamin said.
Commissioner of Police, Atlee Rodney, also commended the officer for her commitment and determination to participate in the regional competition.
“This has once again demonstrated the various skill sets within our Police Force. We have the capability of keeping the peace by enforcing the laws of the land and still promoting the cultural aspect of our society. We are indeed a talented organisation dedicated to making our contribution in various aspects of our national development.”
St. Lucia’s Kejean Smith emerged 1st runner-up while Reesa Mcintosh of Grenada secured the 2nd runner-up position in the show that was held at the Old Mill Cultural Centre under the theme, “A Tropical Utopia”.