Promotion Ceremony For Corrections Officers

January 21, 2019

The Department of Corrections highlighted the promotion of 19 corrections officers, which took place at the Clocktower Mall, last Friday.

Attending the ceremony were senior Ministry of National Security and Department of Corrections officials, as well as family and friends of those who achieved professional success.

At the event, it was noted that ten officers were promoted from Basic Officer to Divisional Officer, five officers from Divisional Officer to Principal Officer, three from Principal Officer to Chief Officer and one from Chief Officer to Assistant Commissioner.

Bottom Row L-R 1st row D. Harvey, Q. Caines, D. Franklin 2nd row W. Thomas, A/Comm., D. Furbert 3rd row Comm. Lt. Col. Lamb E. 4th row M. Trott, A. Ming, D. Pitcher 5th row M. Wilkinson, P. Downie, J. Codrington 6th row D.Zuill, R. Belboda, N. Simons 7th row D. Ingram, G. Simons, D. Richardson Last row Chaplain Kevin Santucci. Not shown: S. Gomes and S. Turner

Corrections Promotion Ceremony Bermuda Jan 21 2019

Those promoted include:

  • Assistant Commissioner Phillip Downie
  • Chief Officer Ryan Belboda
  • Chief Officer Sandra Gomes
  • Chief Officer Dwight Richards
  • Principal Officer DeOnie Furbert
  • Principal Officer April Ming
  • Principal Officer Gladwin Simons
  • Principal Officer Winette Thomas
  • Principal Officer Scott Turner
  • Divisional Officer Quincy Caines
  • Divisional Officer James Codrington
  • Divisional Officer Dominic Franklin
  • Divisional Officer Daron Harvey
  • Divisional Officer Derek Ingram
  • Divisional Officer Darren Pitcher
  • Divisional Officer Marvin Trott
  • Divisional Officer Nelson Simons
  • Divisional Officer Michelle Wilkinson
  • Divisional Officer Doreen Zuill

Today, the Acting Commissioner of Corrections, Keeva-mae Joell-Benjamin said, “The last officer promotions were in 2014, so this was an exciting time for the Department of Corrections.

“On behalf of the Department I am pleased to extend my congratulations to the 19 individuals who have reached this significant professional milestone. They will play a key role in not only carrying out their respective roles as it relates to the Commissioner’s Directive and our Strategic Plan 18-20, but also in fulfilling our mission of empowering inmates to be responsible and productive citizens.”

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