Acting Police Commissioner Stephen Williams, has urged officers promoted to the rank of Inspector, to enjoy their new rank, but stay mindful of the need to make significant contributions to the continuous fight against crime.
The four officers who were appointed retroactively, were presented with their letters of appointment by Commissioner Williams on Monday at a ceremony in the Solomon Mc Leod Lecture Theatre, Police Administration Building, Port of Spain.
The retroactive dates of appointment for the officers are as follows; Insp. Shazam Chance, on December 9th 2016; Insp. Avinash Singh, on September 14th 2016; Insp. Kirt Thomas October 4th 2017 and Insp. Lucien Ferguson on October 19th 2017.
The last promotion to the rank of Inspector occurred on Wednesday 14th June, 2017, which saw 43 Sergeants promoted to the higher rank.
Also present to witness the promotions were Deputy Commissioner of Police (Ag.) Crime and Support, Harold Phillip; Deputy Commissioner of Police (Ag.) Operations, Deodat Dulalchan and Deputy Commissioner of Police (Ag.), Administration, Erla Christopher.