Seventeen Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs) of the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force (RSVGPF) are better equipped to execute their roles as middle managers after participating in a two week development course, which concluded on Friday, May 15th, 2015.
At the closing ceremony, Commandant of the Training School, Assistant Superintendent of Police, Thecla Andrews, said the institution has a mandate to provide adequate quality training for the members of the organization to assist their development and effectiveness as police officers.
Andrews said sixteen Corporals of Police and one Sergeant of Police participated in the NCOs Development Course, which commenced on May 4th, 2015.
Subject areas covered included: station management, classification of crimes, effective communication, giving evidence, human trafficking, leadership, chain of custody and handling of exhibit, and NCO duties.
Sergeant 70 Billingy, a participant of the course, delivering remarks on behalf of his colleagues, said the course was a very timely one because it comes at a time when society is changing.
He said it is of great importance that we as middle managers are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills that will enable us to better manage subordinates.”
Deputy Commissioners of Police Reynald Hadaway also delivered remarks at the ceremony.