GPD Colonel Sayama Praised During Promotion Ceremony at Adelup


Guam – Maurice J.Q. Sayama was formally promoted to the rank of Police Colonel, from Captain, during a ceremony at Adelup this morning [Monday].  Colonel Sayama will assume the duties and responsibilities of the Police Commander.

Colonel Sayama is currently the Bureau Chief, Investigations Bureau.


January 2011 – September 2012   Division Chief (Police Captain) Criminal Investigations Division

April 2009 – January 2011       Division Chief (Police Captain) Special Operations Division

September 2006 – April 2009     Commander (Police Lieutenant) Special Operations Division

November 2004 – September 2006  Commander (Police Lieutenant) Hagåtňa & Agat Precinct Neighborhood Patrol Division, Guam Police Department

February 2002 – November 2004   Deputy Commander (Police Sergeant) Dededo & Hagåtňa Precincts

August 1999 – February 2002     Operations Sergeant (Police Sergeant) Tumon-Tamuning & Dededo Precincts

September 1997 – August 1999    Training Officer (Police Sergeant) Training & Staff Section, Guam Police Department

November 1999 – September 1997  Operations Sergeant, Narcotics/Vice/White Collar Crime Unit. Special Investigations Section, Guam Police Department

September 1987 – November 1988  Patrol Supervisor Patrol Officer Hagåtňa, Agat & Dededo Precincts, Guam Police Department

Entered the department September 1987 and graduated from 28th Police Cycle