Promotion for head of crime division
At a 4:30pm ceremony held at Police Headquarters in Prospect, Devonshire on Friday, September 27th Nicholas Pedro was promoted to the rank of Detective Superintendent by Commissioner of Police Stephen Corbishley.
Acting Deputy Commissioner Darrin Simons, Assistant Commissioner Antoine Daniels, Assistant Commissioner Martin Weekes, family, friends and colleagues were also in attendance at the Police Recreation Club hall to congratulate Mr. Pedro on his achievement.
Detective Superintendent Pedro joined the Bermuda Police Service in 1993, having completed university with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science.
Since then he has worked in Patrol, Traffic, the Drugs Unit, Administration as Commissioner's Staff Officer, the Criminal Investigation Department, the Fraud Unit, Head of the Serious Crime Department and Head of the Organised and Economic Crime Department.
Mr Pedro has also completed the International Commanders Programme at the United Kingdom Police Staff College at Bramshill, graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia, USA and received the Overseas Territories Police Medal for distinguished service.
Currently, Detective Superintendent Pedro is the Officer in Charge of the Crime Division, with responsibility for areas of policing that focus on specialist investigations, serious crime and vulnerable persons.
*Press release from the Bermuda Police Service.