‘D’ Division head on pre- retirement, Hicken takes over

Assistant Commissioner of Police Eric Bassant is officially on pre-retirement leave and the reins of command for `D’ Division have been handed over to Senior Superintendent Clifton Hicken.

Yesterday was Bassant’s last day in office. He was based at the Leonora Police Station.

Bassant, who over the years has held senior positions in several of the police divisions, will retire in October. Prior to being named commander of `D’ Division (West Demerara), he was the commander for `C’ Division. Both of these divisions faced high levels of crimes and the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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