Effective 8:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 13, and continuing through 5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 14, the Virgin Islands Police Department Firearms Bureau will be closed in both districts.
The purpose for the closing will be necessary for updating the system, according to a press release issued Thursday by the VIPD.
Exceptions: all firearm transactions such as new and unregistered firearms entering the islands or for safekeeping firearms departing the territory.
Hours of operations for both districts will resume at 8:30 a.m., Monday Sept. 17. New hours of operations for the St. Thomas-St. John-Water Island District will be 8:30a.m., to 2 p.m., Monday through Thursday.
The Virgin Islands Police Department thanks the public for its cooperation.