first_imgRecruits from the Felix Austin Police College who are currently undergoing training were treated to a special luncheon by senior ranks of the Guyana Police Force on Friday.The annual luncheon saw trainees being served by officers at the Officers’ Mess Annex, Eve Leary.Speaking at the event was Force Training Officer, Clifton Hicken, who said the aim behind the initiative is to serve as an appreciative act to the recruits who will be entering the Guyana Police Force soon.Hicken noted that through this initiative, the new officers will be able to interact with their seniors on one level. He further urged the trainees to put their “best foot forward” as they enter their new professions.“On behalf of the administrative team, I would like to extend well wishes to all. As you go off into the world of work, I trust that you do your work to the best of your abilities,” the Deputy Police Commissioner stated.According to Hicken, over the years, the Police Force has seen a significant boost with more successful batches of recruits applying.He pointed out that following this batch, another is set to begin training in a matter of weeks.Nevertheless, the Force’s Training Officer outlined that most of the recruits who are successful during training have gone out in the field and are performing their duties excellently. In fact, he disclosed that the Force has seen more qualified recruits joining its team.Hicken urges qualified persons joining the Police Force to do so with an open mind and be prepared to go through the necessary training and ranking structure.Among the top officials serving the recruits at the luncheon on Friday were Commissioner of Police Leslie James, Divisional Commanders, the Crime and Traffic Chiefs, as well as heads of the various administrative departments within the Police Force.last_img

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