Hicken resuscitates Hinterland Intelligence Committee
See the full statement from the Guyana Police Force Below:
On 2022-08-05 between 17:00 hrs and 18:30 hrs, the Commissioner of Police (ag), Mr. Clifton Hicken, resuscitated the Hinterland Intelligence Committee (HIC) by hosting a meeting in his Conference Room, Police Headquarters, Eve Leary, Georgetown.
The meeting was primarily aimed at promoting a conducive atmosphere for the sharing of information among key stakeholders with responsibilities for Guyana’s Hinterland Regions, which can be processed into intelligence that will guide policy decisions.
Given the geographic layouts of the Hinterland Regions and the many challenges they pose, this intervention by the Top COP and his Team was not only timely, but necessary to guarantee safer communities by bolstering their security infrastructures through a partnership approach among the key stakeholders.
The meeting was attended by Minister of Home Affairs, Mr. Robeson Benn; Deputy Commissioner Operations (ag), Mr. R. Budhram; Deputy Commissioner Law Enforcement (ag), Mr. W. Blanhum; Head Special Branch, Mr. E. Watts; Regional Commander No. 1, Senior Superintendent H. Sawh; Regional Commander No. 7, Senior Superintendent D. Moore; Regional Commander No. 8, Senior Superintendent M. Kingston; Regional Commander No. 9, Senior Superintendent Rose; Regional Commander No. 10, Senior Superintendent H. Winter; Ms. Sonya Reecs, Representative from the Guyana Forestry Commission; Ms. Amanda Edwards, Representative from the Ministry of Natural Resources; Ms. Vishantie Balgobin, Representativefrom the Guyana EnergyAgency; Mr. Troy King, Representative from the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority; Mr. Mahesh Mahipaul, Representative from the National Intelligence and Security Agency; Mr. Rickford Sancho, Representative from CANU; and Mr. Charles Da Silva, Representative from the Guyana Gold and Diamond Association.
The HIC is scheduled to meet statutorily at 17:00 hrs on the last Thursday every month.