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Three officers promoted to chief inspector

Three police officers were promoted to chief inspector at the weekend.

Robert Cardwell, Arthur Glasford and Grant Tomkins were all welcomed to their new posts by Commissioner of Police Stephen Corbishley.

Colleagues also gathered for the event at the Police Recreation Club hall in Prospect, Devonshire, on Friday night.

Mr Cardwell, who is married with two children, has notched up 30 years as a police officer.

He has led road safety for the past five years as the officer responsible for the Roads Policing Unit, as well as the Marine Police.

Mr Cardwell's new posting will be as officer in charge of the patrol department responsible for Somerset Police Station, Southside Police Station, Hamilton Police Station, Airport Police, Custody, Station Duty Officers and Community Action Teams.

Mr Glasford has 29 years of policing experience and joined the BPS in 1989 as a Police Cadet.

His career includes work in the Traffic Unit, Gang Unit, Special Branch and Narcotics.

Mr Glasford's new posting is officer in charge of the Serious Crime Department.

Mr Tomkins, who joined the BPS in 1991, has served in several areas including the Commercial Crime Department and Financial Crime Unit.

He is a former chairman of the Bermuda Police Association, and has represented the BPS in rugby, cricket and golf.

Mr Tomkins will remain in his current post at the Organised and Economic Crime Department.

Rising up ranks: Chief Inspector Grant Tomkins, Commissioner of Police Stephen Corbishley, Chief Inspector Robert Cardwell and Chief Inspector Arthur Glasford (Photograph supplied by BPS).

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Published September 24, 2018 at 9:00 am (Updated September 24, 2018 at 9:03 am)

Three officers promoted to chief inspector

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