The following is a press release from the TTPS:
The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) today received 42 cases of hand sanitizers from Angostura Holdings Limited to protect police officers while on duty during the COVID-19 crisis. The sanitizers were handed over to the Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith, at a ceremony at the Police Administration Building, corner Edward and Sackville Streets, Port of Spain, on Wednesday 1st April 2020. In his address, Rahim Mohammed, Executive Manager, Corporate Services of Angostura Holdings Limited, said the company noticed there was a shortage of hand sanitizers around the world, and felt it was their corporate responsibility to provide a service of giving back. This is the first batch of hand sanitizers from Angostura Holdings Limited, made according to the World Health Organization standards, with 80% alcohol. Mohammed said this was an opportunity to give back to the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service, to the officers who are on the frontline, as they continue to work during this coronavirus crisis. Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith, expressed gratitude on behalf of all the officers to the TTPS, to Angostura Holdings Limited. He stated that Angostura has a big heart, as they have also supported I Support our Service (ISOS) initiative. He said this donation would assist the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service to perform effectively and efficiently, and will help to enhance morale and motivate the officers operating above the call of duty. He looks forward to a good working relationship between Angostura Holdings Limited and the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service.