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Daly Bread: “Stay safe”—T&T’s collective vulnerability to violent crime; and the need for national archiving

For the last two weeks I have focused on how successive governments—PNM and UNC, or UNC-led—miserably failed us in providing the equipment and specially trained personnel capable of detecting and interdicting illegal firearms importation through the legal ports. We now have an unqualified acknowledgment from McDonald Jacob, the acting commissioner …

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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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Gordon’s got a gun… and he’s not afraid to lose it

Eighty-two-year-old Integrity Commission chairman Ken Gordon faces the possibility of a charge for neglecting to secure his registered firearm and ammunition after losing his loaded .38 handgun near the Brian Lara Cancer Society on Carnival Monday. The loaded weapon was found by a schoolboy, according to the Trinidad Express, and …

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