Gov. Bryan names new Chief of Police for St. Croix

Governor Bryan is naming the Chief of Police for St. Croix.

William “Billy” Harvey is a former Virgin Islands Police Lieutenant and US Army Veteran.

He served 23 years with the VIPD as a Patrol Sergeant, Drug Enforcement Agency Drug Task Force Supervisor and Training Supervisor.

Bryan said of his pick, “the community has high expectations for our Virgin Islands Police Department and our administration, and I believe the VIPD will continue improving on its operational success with Chief Harvey again in the ranks.”

Harvey is a veteran of the Virgin Islands National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve where he served in various capacities including as a Military Police Officer and as a Military Corrections Officer.

Harvey joined the Virgin Islands National Guard in 1980 and continued his service to the nation as a member of the U.S. Army Reserve, where he most recently served as a Physical Security Non-Commissioned Officer, and Antiterrorism Level II Non-Commissioned Officer.

He was deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and stationed at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait where he served as Protective Services Detail Non-commissioned Officer in Charge and Personal Security Officer (PSO) for both the Third Army Commander and Deputy Commander. He also deployed to Kosovo in support of KFOR 11, where he served as Operations Sergeant, and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.