Kingstown, January 4th, 2017 – Police Constables 198 Chislon Scott and 130 Carolyn May, have been awarded the coveted titles of Policeman and Policewoman of the year, respectively, staged by the Royal St.Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force in conjunction with the Police Welfare Association.
Scott said at the recent Police awards ceremony that he was grateful for being recognized for the service he renders on behalf of the Royal St.Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force.
He said he was sitting in the audience when he heard his name being called for the prestigious award. “I was quite surprised!” said Scott, who was enlisted on September 22nd, 2011.
Already he is challenging himself to work harder than he did in 2016. “I feel I have to do much better than last year. I am looking forward to taking the standard to a new level,” said Scott.
May was unable to attend the ceremony held at Russell’s Auditorium due to unforeseen circumstances.
Leading Seaman Marlon Simon, who was been a member of the Royal St.Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force, also came in for high praises when he was awarded the coveted title of Coast Guard Officer of the Year.
He said he was surprised when he received the award. He stated that he works hard consistently.
“My advice is that you should always try to provide a service more than what you are paid for,” said Simon. He said he is using the opportunity to thank his mother Gillian Simon, and Petit Officer Durrant and Francis.
Welfare Special Awards were presented to Wendy Bynoe in recognition for her contribution to the RSVGP Queen Pagent; Cpl 9 Browne in recognition for being the longest serving Executive of the Police Welfare Association; Sgt 111 Robertson Past Chairman of the Police Welfare Association; Jacqueline Joseph in recognition contribution towards the RSVGPF 2016 and Adams Electrical.