Former Assistant Superintendent of Police Andrew Lynch has been appointed Superintendent and Deputy Director of Music in the Royal Barbados Police Force Band.
He received his instruments of appointment from Acting Commissioner of Police Tyrone Griffith during an official ceremony at Police Headquarters on Tuesday.
Lynch, who joined the police band on July 1, 1997, was later promoted to police constable on November 2, 1981 and has been moving up the ranks ever since.
He was promoted to Station Sergeant in March, 2008 and subsequently started the Junior Dance Band.
He acted as Inspector from January 2012 to June 2014 before moving up to Assistant Director of Music on January 1, 2015. From October 1 last year he has been acting as Superintendent and Deputy Director of Music.