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Former Commissioner of Police, Henry Greene, was eulogized at his funeral service on Sunday

Former Commissioner of Police, Henry Greene, was eulogized at his funeral service on Sunday, at the National Cultural centre. Greene died 10 days ago after being involved in a car accident on the West Demerara.

The tributes flowed from his relatives colleagues and those with whom he shared a close relationship.

Many saw him as a person who worked hard to achieve the goals of his profession, while others saw him as a disciplinarian who always took his job seriously. Yet others, including his daughters, spoke of him as a caring individual who always had their best interests at heart.

The Former Commissioner was credited with reducing the crime spree involving the the ‘fineman gang’ among other successes in a career that spanned some 38 years.

Greene’s last days in office were, however, dogged by controversy, which eventually led to him stepping down from the office of Commissioner.

Greene  joined the Guyana Police force in 1974 and worked his way through  the ranks, attending several professional courses in and out of Guyana, rising to the the rank of  as  Commissioner  acting in 2006. He also pursued studies in law and was accepted into the local bar in 2002.

Henry Greene was 58 years old.

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