PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – On Saturday morning august 8th 2020, around 11.00 am Flamboyant tree was
dedicated to Sergeant Gamali Benjamin in the Emilio Wilson Park on the L.B. Scott road.
Officer Benjamin was injured on the 5th august 2015 while responding to a call for service. He succumbed to his injuries 3 days later on august 8th . He was the first officer to die in the line of duty on Sint Maarten.
Members of police force and the son (Keenan J. Benjamin) and wife (Nicole Benjamin) of the late Officer G. Benjamin were represented at the ceremony at Saturday morning.
The Sint Maarten Police KPSM would like to thank the management of GEBE and the Emilio Wilson Park for the opportunity to honor the life, strength, and bravery ofOfficer Benjamin, the Flamboyant tree is planted in his memory.