The Police Commissioner has issued a directive that all police officers entering court buildings must walk through the scanners there.
It comes on the heels of an incident on Tuesday, in which a police officer arrested a court security officer who had advised him of the scanner procedure and refused to follow the protocol. The court security officer was detained for several hours at the Mayaro Police Station.
St Clair businessman, Michael Patrick Aboud, will appear in court today, charged with possession of an illegal firearm and narcotics.
Aboud will appear before a Port of Spain magistrate.
He was arrested at his St Clair home last week, following an almost five-hour long raid by officers of SORT—the Special Operations Response Team.
The exercise was coordinated by Police Commissioner Gary Griffith.
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The Law Association of T&T (LATT) says if Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith has evidence that attorneys are assisting criminals in their activities, he should “hasten to lay charges against these errant attorneys.”
A Guayaguayare mother wants Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith to find out why his officers have failed to charge a student who slashed her daughter’s face, leaving her with partial facial paralysis.
Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith gave a commitment to increased collaboration between the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) and the Bankers Association of Trinidad and Tobago (BATT).
The top cop and officers of special investigative units within the TTPS, met with representatives of this country’s commercial banking sector on Wednesday 30th October, at the office of the Commissioner of Police, Police Administration Building, Port of Spain.
The Police Complaints Authority (PCA) has confirmed that it has initiated its own probe into the matters surrounding the fatal shooting of Keone Paryag, on Friday night.
On Friday at about 6 p.m., police were called in to the Biljah Road, Chaguanas, apartment of Danah Alleyne, the sister of Crime Watch host, Ian Alleyne.
Reports are that she had been cornered in her apartment by her boyfriend, 34-year-old Keone Paryag, and was fearful for her life.
Make sure you have a Master’s Degree if you want to become Police Commissioner or Deputy Commissioner in the future.
That’s what Government believes is needed for the job (apart from other requirements) after Cabinet yesterday approved this criteria for the posts. Acting National Security Minister Fitzgerald Hinds detailed the upgraded criteria at yesterday’s post-Cabinet media briefing.