Former Superintendent of Police in charge of Central Division and Commandant of the RSVG Police training school, Richard Browne, has been promoted to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police.
ACP Browne joined the Royal St Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force on January 4, 1984, and has worked in several areas.
Those include “Beat and Patrol” from his days as a Constable, to the CID (Criminal Investigations Department, at the Traffic Branch, often visible on motorcycle patrol, and as a Constable and Inspector in charge of the station at Layou, Inspector in charge at Georgetown and Corporal at Calliaqua, Browne also worked on the Grenadine Island of Mustique.
As Superintendent of Police, Browne was in charge of the Western, Eastern, South Central and Central Divisions, along with the Grenadines Division, as well as training of new officers to the ranks of the force.
The Central Division includes the areas from Arnos Vale to Rillan Hill. Western Division covers the areas on the Leeward side of the island from Rillan Hill to Richmond. Eastern covers areas from South Union to Fancy. South Central Division covers the areas from Arnos Vale to Lowmans Windward, including all of Belair, Gomea Mesopotamia and Greggs.
Browne’s role as Assistant Commissioner of Police will begin in an acting capacity, the appointment taking effect from 1st March 2018.