Position:          Law Enforcement Liaison/Police Traffic Services Coordinator

District:           Territorial

Division:          Virgin Islands Office of Highway Safety

Email:              danielle.cranston@vipd.vi.gov

Danielle Cranston is a native of  St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands. A Charlotte Amalie High School alumnus, she obtained her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and a master’s degree in Public Administration from Florida International University in Miami, FL. In 2020, she obtained a Certificate in Public Management from the University of the Virgin Islands, and she is also certified in Strategic Planning. She is a member of the St. Thomas Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, and a Board Member for Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands.  Danielle has been employed with the Government of the Virgin Islands for approximately twelve (12) years and has held various managerial positions.

Program Area

The Police Traffic Services (PTS) program is developed and implemented based on the evaluation of highway safety problem identification, data trends and high-risk areas with high number of crashes, injuries and fatalities within the US Virgin Islands for impaired driving, occupant protection and speed enforcement. PTS is managed and monitored for effectiveness of projects developed with the key objective of promoting highway safety compliance through data-driven high visibility enforcement in accordance with the Highway Safety Plan.

In her current role as the Law Enforcement Liaison, Danielle is responsible for managing and coordinating the Police Traffic Services Program projects and will serve as a vital link and conduit between the Virgin Islands Office of Highway Safety and the Virgin Islands Police Department and law enforcement community. In addition, she will help to promote and enhance state and national highway safety programs, initiatives, and campaigns, and evaluating law enforcement’s role in traffic safety projects, activities, and achievements with the Virgin Islands Police Department and other law enforcement agencies.