An autopsy is expected to be done to determine how an officer assigned to the Special Operations Response Team (SORT) died.
The police service in a statement revealed the death of Sgt Lyndon Jacob, who died yesterday morning.
Sgt Jacob was married and a father of two, which includes a one-month-old baby.
According to the police service, Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith, and the Executive of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) are offering sincerest condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of No 16369 Sgt Lyndon Jacob.
Sgt Jacob, 40, was last assigned to SORT.
Investigators said Sgt Jacob was found unresponsive at Sankerlal Drive, Mayo. He left home to go to his garden around 8 am yesterday and was found by passers-by around 11.30 am.
Police said he was taken to the San Fernando General Hospital by EHS Ambulance where he was pronounced dead sometime later. Supt Roger Alexander, Head of SORT, described Sgt Jacob as being noble, the perfect gentleman and officer.
He said Sgt Jacob would be greatly missed.