Guardian Group Refurbishes Police Stations

Guardian Group –Guardian General Insurance Jamaica Limited and Guardian Life Limited – has made beautifying Police buildings a top priority for its Labour Day project, investing over $3M in the refurbishing exercise to ensure the men and women who are charged with the duty to ‘Serve, Protect and Reassure’ operate within a comfortable environment.

“Participating in the Labour Day project was very important to the staff at Guardian General Insurance; we are very happy to lend a helping hand to those who protect and serve our country so well throughout the year; and we are pleased to provide these men and women with a clean, vibrant space to work and train in”, said Mrs Karen Bhoorasingh, president of Guardian General Insurance Jamaica Limited.

According to Meghon Miller-Brown, VP – Finance, Guardian Life Limited: “Guardian Group shares a close relationship with the Police and as a company we understand the great responsibility these men and women have on a daily basis; we have worked with the Police before and we understand the needs they have and we thought it fitting to again lend our support to them this year to help with refurbishing their Training School and several other Police Stations across the island.”

Over 250 Guardian Group team members were out on Labour Day lending support at the various Police stations – helping with painting and general clean-up of the Police station grounds.

The major project for the day, which had over 150 team members on site to ‘labour’ was the Police Training School located at Twickenham Park, Spanish Town.

Commissioner of Police Owen Ellington visited the work site and expressed his sincere appreciation to the Guardian Group team for partnering with the Police and helping to make the environment in which they work a more comfortable one.

 “I want to say thank you to the entire Guardian Group team and I am looking forward to future partnerships”, said the Commissioner.

The following activities were undertaken at the Training School:

  • Painting of exterior of the Administration Building in the vicinity of the Guard Room
  • Repairs to ceiling, corridor and Staff Room
  • Painting of Staff Room
  • Painting of Reception Area
  • Painting of Guard Room
  • Repairs to ceiling in Guard Room
  • Repairs to bathrooms on the Administration Building
  • Erecting of directional street signs
  • Repairing of Bus Stop at the entrance of the School
  • Painting walls to entrance of School

The company also donated the following items to the Training School:

  • Waiting chairs for the Reception Area
  • Filing Cabinets
  • Two A/C Units

The remaining 100 Guardian Group team members were spread across the island carrying out painting duties at the following Police Stations: Mandeville Police Station; St. Ann’s Bay Police Station; Mount Salem Police Station, Montego Bay.

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