March 24, 2015 – Express Editorial
When protesters block roads, police intervention is always needed to clear the routes for commuters but what are commuters to do when police officers themselves protest by blocking the country’s major highways under the guise of roadblocks?
This is the calculated effect of the Police Service Traffic Branch carrying out “checks” yesterday at peak morning hours at all major arteries of Trinidad and Tobago. In an interview on I95.5 FM yesterday, vice-president of the Police Social and Welfare Association Inspector Roger Alexander, clearly not afraid of sounding either foolish or disingenuous, claimed that the exercises were intended to catch criminals with weapons, drunk drivers, and persons without “proper documentation”.
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