Troy Van Rossum.
On Friday, November 05, 2021, police of Regional Division # 3, held an Interfaith Church Service in observance of National Road Safety Month 2021, under the theme “Arrive Alive! Stop Speeding, Don’t Drink and Drive!”
The service was held at the Leonora Recreation Hall, West Coast Demerara, and included prayers, singing worship choruses and scripture reading.
The sermon was done by Apostle Royal Thomas who encouraged the ranks to pray for everything because prayer is the main solution towards reducing road fatalities. Moreso, he went on to read Ephesians 6:10-12, “(Armor of God) Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms”.
The apostle also advised the Commissioner of Police and Commander Watts to be strong in the Lord and continue to pray for the region and the organization.
Also giving brief remarks at the service was the man who took over the mantle on August 6,2020, Senior Superintendent Errol Watts, who implored on the ranks to continuing praying and not to fight the battle alone but to seek help through prayers.
Present at the event were Commissioner of Police Mr Nigel Hoppie, DSM, Personal Assistant to the Commissioner, Assistant Superintendent Sullivan, Force’s Public Relation Officer Mr. Stan Gouveia, the President of Guyana National Road Safety Council Ms. Ramona Doorgen, Regional Chairman of Road Safety Association Mr. Peter Katahan, Officer-In-Charge of Special Constabulary Owen Trotz, members of the Cops & Faith, Road Safety Association and Leonora Station Management Committee, senior and junior ranks attached to the Division.