Colin John appointed Commissioner among promotion of 103 police officers
A 30-year veteran of the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force has been appointed Commissioner of Police.
Colin O. John, who had been acting Commissioner since January 2, 2018, has been confirmed in the position by the Police Service Commission effective December 31, 2018.
John’s appointment is among what is being regarded as the largest group of promotions in the Royal St Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force in recent memory.
A release from the Police Public Relations Department said 103 Police Officers have been promoted to various ranks within the constabulary, effective December 31, 2018.
Also promoted were Assistant Commissioner of Police Frankie Joseph who is now the Deputy Commissioner of Police, and Superintendent of Police Richard Browne to the post of Assistant Commissioner of Police.
The Police Service Commission has also approved the following appointments as follows:
TO BE SUPERINTENDENTS OF POLICE
• Assistant Superintendent of Police, Mr. Cluston Francis
• Assistant Superintendent of Police, Mr. Joel James
• Assistant Superintendent of Police, Mr. Trevor Bailey
TO BE ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF POLICE
• Inspector of Police, Mr. Ronald Benjamin
• Inspector of Police, Mr. Hanif Simon
• Inspector of Police, Mr. Junior Simmons
TO BE INSPECTORS OF POLICE
• Station Sergeant, Mr. Nolan Dallaway
• Station Sergeant, Mr. Dwayne Bailey
• Station Sergeant, Mr. Wilmet John
TO BE STATION SERGEANTS
• Sgt. 539 Alex Phillips
• Sgt. 509 Brenton Smith
• W/Sgt. 532 Desrine Daize
• Sgt. 315 Meldon James
• Sgt. 546 Godwin Charles
• Sgt. 220 Irwin Adams
• Sgt. 20 Vaughn Miller
• Sgt. 9 Parnel Browne
• Sgt. 491 Kenrick Dabreo
• Sgt. 385 Clifton Jacobs
Commissioner of Police, Mr. Colin John has approved the following promotions in the constabulary effective December 31, 2018:
• 13 Sergeants of Police
• 07 Acting Sergeants of Police
• 14 Corporals of Police
• 20 Acting Corporals of Police
• 1 Petty Officer
• 3 Leading Seaman
Commissioner of Police, Mr. Colin John congratulates all of the officers who have been promoted and has emphasized that promotion should not just be seen as a personal achievement only but it adds new responsibilities to the recipients. He urges all to take their new responsibilities very seriously in the interest of citizen and national security.