A first for the Royal Grenada Police Force, 125 officers receiving promotion are to act in their position for one year.
The announcement was made on Monday by acting commissioner of police Edvin Martin, during a special ceremony to honor officers being promoted.
One hundred and twenty-five Police officers were elevated to higher ranks within the RGPF.
Each officer’s Chevron or stripes was pinned on in recognition of their new rank.
The highest rank to be attained was that of superintendent, given to three officers.
Eleven officers were promoted to the rank of Assistant Superintendent, twenty to Inspectors, thirty to Sergeants and the largest pool of sixty-one officers were promoted to the rank of Corporal.
These lawmen will have to prove themselves worthy to be confirmed in the position after one year.
Acting Commissioner of Police, Edvin Martin reminds the officers of the responsibility they are now entrusted with, which is to serve with vigilance and transparency.
The police head reminded the force that not everyone can be promoted at the same time.
He told those not promoted do not be daunted, as more vacancies will be filled in the next promotion cycle.
The top cop expressed confidence in his officers, saying based on their skill set; he expects delivery on the task at hand.