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Police Commissioners abuse statistics and union leader

Acting Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams said yesterday that he was hurt by criticism of the nation’s police work. Although, possibly, not as hurt as the dozens of persons who his lawmen detained without evidence and released, without charge, four days later. Williams explained that “from a policing perspective, using …

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Kamla goes rogue: PM attacks police; gives Khadijah THA love

Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar assured citizens on Monday night that she remains “committed to cooperating with the Police” in its investigation of alleged emails that suggest misbehaviour in office, at best, by herself and several senior Government ministers. She also suggested that the Police was susceptible to …

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Deputy CoP gets tough and gets going on emailgate

Deputy Commissioner of Police (CoP) Mervyn Richardson is on the verge of solving the e-mail scandal that has gripped Trinidad and Tobago for the past two weeks and could feasibly spell doom for either the political career of the Opposition Leader or the Prime Minister and Attorney General. Either that …

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Tunapuna Police creates own SOE on Un-Fairley Street

Upper Fairley Street in Tunapuna is supposedly plagued by drug trafficking and suffered two murders within the last two years. Senior Superintendent David Abraham thinks he knows just the right response. Start making drug-related arrests and let the courts clean up the area? Nope. That would take too long. Infiltrate …

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Warner strips to his silk boxers; oh dear

National Security Minister Jack Warner has vowed to treat the Trinidad and Tobago media to his British “silk” boxers. Even Wired868, who has taken up the challenge to see Warner in court, is praying that the former FIFA Vice-President is referring to his expensively assembled legal team of British Queen’s …

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Will Police get Lucky over the tragic Sea Lots accident?

Scene: Office of Acting Commissioner of Police, Stephen Williams Phone rings. Stephen Williams: “Good morning, Commissioner Williams speaking, and like Denzil Washington, I’m only acting. Hahaha!” Gillian Lucky: “Sorry but I’m not looking for Denzil Washington and I doubt I would find him at this number. Mr Williams, this is …

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Million dollar cocaine bust-up; arrests not included

Scene: Office of the Acting Commissioner of Police Phone rings. Acting Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams: “Good morning, Williams of Scotland Yard speaking. Hee hee.” Assistant Superintendent of Police Joanne Archie: “Good morning, Mr Williams, Joanne here.” Williams: “Ah, Joanne, how are you today? What can I do to you, …

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Cabbage Patch Kid buries self with Sea Lots post

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service responded to the grieving Sea Lots community yesterday with rubber bullets and tear gas. There were no reports of residents hurling anything but insults at lawmen after a mother and her two children were knocked down and killed while allegedly standing on the pavement …

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Warner pleads guilty and innocent to Flying Squad; then absolves himself

National Security Minister Jack Warner accepted blame this weekend for the re-deployment of a “Flying Squad”. Not the penalty though. That belonged to the lesser people. “Ultimately the blame rests with the minister,” said Warner, “and if there are other guys who are under me who are performing in a …

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The myth of Warner’s amazing crime plan

This Friday on the Trinidad Guardian’s front page, PSC Chairman Professor Ramesh Deosaran was quoted as saying the crime plans have failed. I didn’t even know we had a crime plan presented to us, far less multiple ones. What I do know is that since being appointed Minister of National Security, …

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Gunning for safety? Really?

A 43-year-old Police Sergeant with 18 years’ service died at the San Fernando General Hospital last night after he was shot with his own 380 Baretta pistol yesterday afternoon while trying to apprehend bandits. So, if a trained policeman who was fully aware of the danger he was heading towards …

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Warner invites top US crime fighter to Trinidad; and it isn’t April 1st

National Security Minister Jack Warner told the local media that he has invited former New York Police Chief Bill Bratton, known as “Mr Zero Tolerance”, to lecture Trinidad and Tobago lawmen. Mr Live Wire was unreliably informed that reporters broke into hysterical laughter at the notion that someone referred to …

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