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The suspects were arrested during an anti-crime exercise in Central Division, last night

Two police officers, along with a Venezuelan national, have been detained in connection with trafficking in persons and other gang related activities.

The trio were arrested during an anti-crime exercise overnight in the Central Division.

The officers, who are assigned to Central Division Police and also live in the area, had their respective homes and lockers at the station searched.

The home of the Venezuelan national also was searched.

The operation included officers of the Special Operations Response Team (SORT), the Counter Trafficking Unit, and a special task force established by Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith.

Investigations are ongoing and further arrests are imminent.