14 Reg. 3 Three police officers promoted on the spot

—14.8% decrease in serious crime for Reg 3

 DPI, Guyana, Thursday, December 26, 2019   

Fourteen ranks were promoted “on the spot” by Commissioner of Police Leslie James at the annual Region Three Police Christmas Breakfast.

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Front row (from left) Assistant Commissioner Royston Andries-Junor, Deputy Commissioner Nigel Hoppie, Deputy Commissioner Paul Williams, Commissioner of Police Leslie James, REO Jennifer Ferriera-Dougall, Deputy Commissioner Maxine Graham and Assistant Commissoner Edgar Thomas

The Guyana Police Force Region Three division hosted its annual Christmas breakfast on December 20 at the Leonora Regional Headquarters. Also, in attendance were Deputy Commissioners Nigel Hoppie, Maxine Graham and Paul Williams.

The 14 police officers were also presented with tokens of appreciation for their outstanding performance in the fields of general management, crime-solving and commitment to duty.

“We cannot have officers stagnated who execute their duties without fear or favour, are courteous and hardworking. As long as you perform your duties in a manner where your superiors can describe you as hardworking, diligent and courteous you will be rewarded. All 14 of you are now promoted from the rank you currently hold to the rank immediately above.” Commissioner James told the officers

Promoted to the rank of Lance Corporal are officers Huge, McBeth, Gordon and Amour while promoted to the rank of Corporal are officers Fernandes, Williams, Lynch, Daniels, Sejogie, Douglas, Rhnobe and McCloud. Two ranks Abrams and Beharry were promoted to the rank of Sergeant.

Corporal Douglas was adjudged the best cop of the year for the region while Sergeant Beharry was named the second-best.

The Top Cop also encouraged police ranks to be ambassadors of the force and promised all ranks that more promotions are in the pipeline for excellent policing.

In his remarks, Regional Commander, Assistant Commissioner Simon McBean noted that the region has recorded a decrease in serious crime.

“I am delighted to report that our region has recorded a decrease of 14.8 percent in serious crime. Our police force is returning to its glory days under the astute leadership of Commissioner James and it is his and his team’s policies that we are successfully implementing which is birthing excellent results.”



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