GPF recognise ranks graduated from UG

first_imgThe Guyana Police Force on Tuesday hosted a simple ceremony to recognise those officers who have graduated from the University of Guyana in November.Thirty-one ranks assembled in the Commissioner’s conference room in the Force’s Headquarters where they were congratulated for their academic achievements by the Administration’s Deputy Commissioner, Paul Williams who is also performing the function of Police Commissioner.Williams, a three-time graduate of the University of Guyana, encouraged the ranks, especially juniors, to see the sky as the limit and urged them to apply their theoretical learnings into the practical aspects of their profession.Similar sentiments were conferred on the ranks by Deputy Commissioner of Operations Maxine Graham, and Deputy Commissioner of Law EnforcementUG graduates posed with Police Commissioner (ag) Paul Williams and other senior ranksLyndon Alves as well as the Public Relations and Press Officer, Superintendent Jairam Ramlakhan.Superintendent Brian Eastman, the most senior of the graduates, thanked the Administration of the Force to have afforded them the opportunity to pursue higher learning whilst working and has assured that the new batch of academics will certainly bring about positive changes in the Police Force which is currently undergoing a reformation process.The Superintendent, who graduated with a Commonwealth Executive Master of Public Administration acknowledged that the role of the police is much greater now than in the past.The ceremony concluded with a toast of a glass of champagne in celebration of an historic feat accomplished.last_img