[www.inewsguyana.com] – The Community Policing Organisation of Guyana (CPOG) convened its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and elections at the Police Sports Club, Eve Leary on Saturday (May 17), under the theme, “Safeguarding communities through strengthened community policing leadership”.
Discussions were held on the accomplishments, as well as the challenges facing various groups, after which, a new National Executive Committee was elected which includes representatives from all the divisions.This new body includes: OmeshSatyanand who has been re-elected as Chairman, Vice- Chairperson Twidale Barton, Secretary, Anisa Wickham, Treasurer, Shirab Sears, Assistant Secretary Treasurer, Adityanand Singh and Public Relations Officer, Edward Persaud.
Other members of the National Committee include: DhillonMendonca, Paul Mc Turk, Jairam Patel, Carlyle Aarte, Eon Sampson, AbdoolNisar, Philbert Moore, Phillip Dass, NarineKhublall, Urel Waite, Malcolm Bristol, AtmadeoPersaud, Khain Singh, MulchandRampersaud, Anthony Hazel, Avery Trim, Haroon Bacchus, Basil Jones, Eric Williams, Emerick Francis, Kishore Gobin, BhowaniePersaud, and TotaramRamnarine.
The AGM and elections were presided over by Minister of Home Affairs, Clement Rohee and senior ranks of the Guyana Police Force including Police Commissioner (Ag), SeelallPersaud and Assistant Commissioner, BalramPersaud.
This year, the CPOG is celebrating its 38th anniversary and proudly boasts of a membership of 4424 citizens across the country; making it one of the largest volunteer-driven body in Guyana.