Overseas-based Guyanese donates CCTV cameras to help fight crime in Haslington
Two high-end CCTV cameras were donated to the community of Haslington on the East Coast of Demerara by overseas-based Guyanese, Gary Williams.
The cameras will be used to help detect and prevent crimes in the community, Police Headquarters noted in a press release.
The cameras were installed by crew members of the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) at Haslingston New Scheme on Wednesday, according to the police.
Regional Commander Senior Superintendent Khali Pareshram urged stakeholders and businesses to invest in CCTV cameras within their communities, homes and businesses, the release noted.
The live feed from the CCTV cameras will be viewed by ranks at the Divisional Headquarters.
According to the release, Pareshram noted that the use of more technology throughout his division will create a safer and more secure environment for residents.
He thanked Williams for his kind gesture and timely donation and assured him that the CCTV cameras will benefit the community.
Other police officers along with the Haslington/Golden Grove Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) Chairman, Coretta De Jesus formally received the two cameras on behalf of the residents and they all oversaw the installation at the entrance of the New Haslington Scheme.