The 2012 Police Week got underway today [Oct 6] with the Police Gymkhana at the Police Field in Prospect. Children of all ages congregated at the field to take part in races throughout the day, with bikes and helmets provided for those who came without their own.
Vendors were on hand providing food and refreshments and the Police Cycle Unit had a display of police bikes, while fun castles were available for the young ones who were more interested in playing instead of riding.
Bermuda Police Gymkhana Chairman Clifford Roberts said the event went very well, and served to help bridge the gap with police and the community. The day also included an adult race, which saw Bermuda Regiment Commanding Officer Lt. Col. Brian Gonsalves defend successfully defend his ;title’ from last year.
The 2012 Police Week will also include an Inter Faith Service at CedarBridge Academy Cafeteria on Sunday, an Awards Ceremony at Ruth Seaton James Auditorium on Monday, Police Displays & Seniors Tea at Police Headquarters on Tuesday, Commissioner for a Day & Beat the Retreat on Wednesday, Sports Day at Police Field on Thursday, and a Memorial Ceremony & BBQ on Friday.
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