Lemuel Reeves Sr., Longtime Liberian Security Expert Is Dead


Monrovia, Liberia- Mr. Lemuel Reeves Sr., a long time public servant in the Liberian Security Sector has died.

Mr. Reeves who up to his death served as Commissioner of the Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization, passed away few mins to 10:00pm local time at the Fidelity Clinic in Sinkor on Sunday.

Commissioner Reeves seen here in office

Born in Monrovia on October 19, 1956, the late Commissioner Reeves attended elementary school at the Monrovia Demonstration School on Clay Street, and graduated from the University of Liberia, obtaining a Sociology degree at first, and later a Law Degree in 2005. He also attended a Police Academy in Romania, where he got detailed police leadership training.

Mr. Reeves was the father of four children, and was a member of the Sacred Heart Cathedral Catholic Church on Broad Street.

The late Commissioner Reeves seen here with two of his grand-kids

Besides his time at immigration, Mr. Reeves also served as Director of the Criminal Investigation Division of the Liberia National Police and worked for the Carter Center for a period of time.

“Commissioner Reeves death is a great loss to the Liberian security sector”, a former colleague of the commissioner said. He served the Liberian security sector for many years, and was made great impacts in improving the Liberian Security Sector.

The Liberian Billboard will keep you updated on funeral arrangements.