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Writer Encourages Support for Mounted Police

Dear Source,

I read your article on the mounted police force. I am moving to St Croix in January to take up full-time residence as a caretaker and security guard for a large estate that is being built over the next year.
I have made many trips to the USVI and St Croix and am aware of the crime problems that exist. Being from Florida, which also depends a great deal on tourism, I can tell you that if this is not brought under control your tourism will begin to suffer, which many depend upon for survival on the islands. I understand that is one of the reasons that the cruise industry pulled out of St Croix. I would back this move and encourage everyone in business on the island to get behind it, as it will benefit everyone in the long run.

John Wilkerson
New Port Richey, Fla.

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