IN a heart-warming display of the Christmas spirit and community outreach, Deputy Commissioner ‘Operations’ (ag), Ravindradat Budhram, and Commander of Region Six, Senior
Superintendent Shivpersaud Bacchus, joined forces with private stakeholders to orchestrate a generous gift-distribution exercise in Berbice on Sunday.
The initiative, aimed at bringing joy to the hearts of children in various communities, received widespread support and involvement from officers, ranks, and the local populace.
The duo, along with a contingent of officers, embarked on a meaningful journey to Seawell Village, Canaan Orphanage (Port Mourant), Alness Village, Bush Lot, and Kildonan Village.
Each location became a scene of anticipation and delight as the smiling faces of children eagerly awaited the arrival of their unexpected Christmas gifts.
Deputy Commissioner Budhram and Commander Bacchus, leading the charge, exemplified the true spirit of giving during the festive season.
The gift-distribution’ exercise, made possible through the collaboration of private stakeholders, aimed to spread joy and alleviate some of the challenges faced by families in these communities.
As they traversed the various locations, the Deputy Commissioner and Region Six Commander were met with expressions of gratitude from both children and their families.
The event served as a testament to the commitment of the Guyana Police Force to not only uphold law and order, but also to actively engage in initiatives that positively impact the lives of citizens.
When contacted by this publication, Deputy Commissioner Budhram expressed his satisfaction with the success of the gift-distribution exercise.
“Christmas is a time of giving, and as representatives of law enforcement, it is our duty to extend a helping hand to the communities we serve,” he remarked. “The joy on the faces of these children is truly priceless, and it reinforces the importance of community engagement beyond our regular duties.”
He further extended his gratitude to the private stakeholders who contributed to making the event a reality, emphasising the collaborative effort required for such initiatives. “We are grateful for the support of our private partners who share our commitment to fostering positive relationships between law enforcement and the community.”
The Deputy Commissioner also commended the dedication of the officers and ranks who actively participated in the event, highlighting the importance of building trust and goodwill within the communities they serve.
As Berbice communities bask in the warmth of this thoughtful initiative, the gift-distribution exercise led by Deputy Commissioner Budhram and Commander Bacchus stands as a shining example of the unity and goodwill that defines the true spirit of Christmas in Guyana.