The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) congratulates newly-appointed Commissioner of Police, Winston Gordon Felix. Mr. Felix’s elevation to the highest position within the Guyana Police Force (GPF), comes at the most challenging period of its history.

The PPP notes the significant achievements of the GPF through huge investments in training, equipment and human resource, geared to improve the overall capabilities of the police, preparing them to utilise modern techniques and operations.

Commissioner Felix has served with distinction over the years, coming through the ranks of the GPF and is therefore competent to discharge his mandate well.

The PPP encourages the public to continually lend support to the efforts of the force as it moves towards reform, which includes greater professionalism. Community interaction and involvement are important in strengthening good relations and developing sound responses and approaches to crime and other issues under the mandate of the force.

February 18, 2004