The Guyana Police Force has promoted two young Policemen who were heroic in their recent actions. The Police Force in a statement said it was recognising their bravery and courage.
Two brave and courageous policemen who have been injured during the course of their duties on Monday 18 February and Thursday 30 May, 2019 respectively and whose heroic acts have been widely publicized, were yesterday promoted by Police Commissioner Leslie James.
Police Corporal Clive Clarke who has over ten years of service in the Guyana Police Force has been elevated to the rank of Sergeant. He was the Policeman who was shot during a confrontation with three armed men in Norton Street last Thursday.
The Guyana Police Force also announced the promotion of Constable Mark Grimmond who is stationed at Iteringbang and was escorting the body of a United States Missionary when the single-engine aircraft crash landed aback of Canal Number Two, W.B.D.
Grimmond was forced to climb to the top of a tree to get a signal to make calls to inform of their location. He also comforted the injured Pilot of the plane and shot the emergency flares into the air as search crews came to the scene.
Police Commissioner Leslie James has extended best wishes to the ranks and their families and he said outstanding performances by ranks would always be rewarded by the Force.