Customs veteran breaks new ground

Since 1985 Trevor Williams has been working in the Customs Department, safeguarding Cayman’s borders and protecting us from criminal activity.

After 23 years in this role, he continues to deliver an excellent service, not only from the many years experience he has gained but now with the added advantage of acquiring an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice.

Assistant Customs Collector Williams recently earned his Associates Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Phoenix, graduating with a grade point average of 3.63. The course covered many topics including Juvenile Justice, Criminal Procedures and Criminology, states a press release.

‘I thoroughly enjoyed the course and the detailed topics were captivating,’ said ACC Williams. ‘It was a lot of hard work and dedication but I am now reaping the benefits of combining my vast experience and degree. ‘

Commending ACC Williams in his accomplishment, Customs Training Manager Langlie Powery said, ‘This is a perfect example that learning and the quest for knowledge should be ongoing.’

Deputy Collector of Customs, Mr. Dale Ramoon, added, ‘ACC Williams is a driven individual and I am proud to have him on my team. His degree will undoubtedly enhance his performance in his designated areas.’

ACC Williams’ continuing commitment to success, together with his formal education has enabled him to broaden his scope of work and progress to the position of Assistant Customs Collector. He is now responsible for the Customs Narcotics Enforcement Team and is an excellent example of what can be achieved through hard work and commitment. His progression within the Department inspires others in the achievement of their short and long-term goals.

‘This would not have been possible without the support of my close friends and family over the past year. I am looking forward to using this additional knowledge to assist me in every aspect of my job,’ Mr. Williams added.