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Police Service Is Unique and Powerful

By Stephen Kangal
April 20, 2011

Stephen KangalThe Police Service is singularly the most unique and powerful institution of the state. The establishment of that service cannot be honestly and usefully compared with and justified by the ethnic composition of the establishment of any other public and private sector institution. At the same time the entry requirements for this service is academically minimal. Brawn was accorded overriding importance at the early stage of the then Police Force. Accordingly studying law, medicine or the professions was never an alternative to being a police man.
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About that Imbalance

By Corey Gilkes
April 08, 2011

PoliceSo finally the President revoked Nizam Mohammed’s appointment. About bloody time as far as I’m concerned since he should have been sent packing the minute he crossed swords with those two police officers. So we clear one time me eh have no sympathy for he.
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Cops uncover plot to disrupt election

Kamla’s niece, driver carjacked

Acting Police Commissioner James Philbert

Acting Police Commissioner James Philbert

By Azard Ali
Saturday, May 15 2010

THERE are persons who have been hatching a plot to violently disrupt the general election, according to acting Police Commissioner James Philbert.
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Police executed my friends, Morvant man says

‘I played dead to stay alive’

By Francis Joseph
December 03, 2009 – guardian.co.tt

Codi AlvesCodi Alves is living a second life today after he miraculously escaped death when police killed his three friends in Morvant on the night of October 1.

Alves, 30, said he had to “play dead to stay alive,” otherwise he would have been killed by the police. He “played dead” from Morvant to Port-of-Spain General Hospital where he awoke in the mortuary, much to the surprise of the lone policeman and hospital staff. But his three friends—Joel Romain, 19, a former national junior sprinter, Kerwin “Lall” Joseph, 24, and Akee Caballero, 32, were not so lucky.
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