A Division Commander and team make impromptu visits around GT
A Division (Georgetown-East Bank Demerara) Commander, Assistant Commissioner Marlon Chapman, and a team of senior ranks visited several areas in and around Georgetown. These include the Transport and Harbour Department (T&HD) Georgetown Stelling, Stabroek Market Square, Stabroek City Police Outpost, America Street, Croal Street, the route 44 Bus Park, the route 45 Bus Park, the route 47 Bus Park and the Stabroek Police Mobile Outpost where he met with the ranks and encouraged them to remain alert and carry out all of their duties efficiently.
A courtesy visit was also made to Fire Chief Marlon Gentle.
Issues and concerns raised by business owners, vendors and members of the public were addressed by the A Division Commander and his team, including robberies committed on vendors and customers around the Stabroek area; the loitering of school children on the various minibus parks; the threatening of vendors by armed robbers when they report matters to the Police; minibuses blocking the entrance to the bazaar of Stabroek Market; private hire car vehicles parking on the bus parks; the requests for the presence of more plain clothes ranks between the hours of 15:00h-20:00h on the bus parks and in and around the Stabroek Market area; better partnership between the Guyana Police Force and the City Police in dealing with crime and a better vendors/stakeholders and Police partnership.
The Commander and his team were commended for the visit and they are looking forward for his continuous support.