The careful planning of this operation which may have caused some unnecessary delays or inconveniences for drivers and persons using public transportation during the very busy traffic hours but was done to insure the safety and security of the community while transporting the inmates. All inmates arrived safely without any incident at the Princess Juliana International Airport, where a large transport aircraft and security personnel for their travel awaited their arrival. The flight to the Netherlands departed Sint Maarten on schedule on Friday afternoon November 3rd. The inmates will be in Curacao and the Netherlands for approximately six months.
The Police Chief Carl John who is very proud about the outcome of the operation expressed sincere words of congratulations and gratitude to everyone who have been involved in this operation in one form or the other, for their cooperation and demonstrating their high level of professionalism. The police chief is also thanking the community for their cooperation and patients during the entire operation. Without the cooperation of the community the outcome of this operation would have not been as successful. News is that all inmates have arrived safely in Curacao and the Netherlands and have been placed in the assigned correctional institutes where they will be staying.