The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force is currently accepting applications for law enforcement recruits between the ages of 18 and 30.

Police Commissioner Michael Matthews said the force is “not just looking for young indigenous men and women to fill these posts, but the sharpest and brightest among them,”according to a press release from the Police Information Office.

The 2019 intake is part of a Cabinet-approved increase in the number of officers over the next three years.The force hopes to attract 15 new recruits this year.

In addition to being between the age of 18 and 30, qualifications include possessing a high school diploma or its equivalent. The salary range is between $22,700 and $33,300.

Applicants can download, print and fill out the employment application provided through the RVIPF tab on the government’s website,

The deadline for applications for this year is April 30.