PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Sint Maarten Police Force proudly celebrated the retirement of Chief Inspector Ricardo V. Henson, on Friday 6th December at the Philipsburg station, with a ceremony in his honor.
During the ceremony several persons expressed their gratitude for the tireless and self less dedication Inspector Henson portrayed throughout his 44 years in service with the Sint Maarten Police Force.
Among those that expressed their heartfelt farewells and share a bit of insight into the years spend working with the Sint Maarten police force, were Minister of Justice Egbert Jurendy Doran, the commander of VKS Antonio Rogers, Chief of Police Carl John and many other friends and family members. Emotions ran high as persons expressed their gratitude for a job well done.
Chief Inspector Henson started his career with the Sint Maarten Police Force in December 1975 where he worked in various departments. In 2007 Henson took on the task of heading the Communication department, of the police force, where he became the voice and face of police force until his retirement on 1st December 2019.
Chief Inspector Henson was sent off in grand style with the sounds from Dow Steel pan entertainment as well as the drum band, who lead colleagues, friends and family around the police station for one last hooray as an officer.
In appreciation for over 44 years of loyal and dedicated service to the People St. Maarten, we the members of the KPSM, wish you all the best in your new retired life.