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Police make mistakes sometimes in fatal shootings
Posted: Wednesday, November 18, 2020

CoP: Police make mistakes sometimes in fatal shootings
That was the view of Police Commissioner Gary Griffith on Tuesday when asked to comment on the recent findings by the Police Complaints Authority on two fatal police shootings which triggered outrage and claims of excessive force.

Hackshaw probe to be over before he retires
THE POLICE officer assigned to investigate his colleague accused of moonlighting as a security consultant while on vacation without the approval of the Commissioner of Police is optimistic that he can complete his task before the officer retires in two weeks.

Kamla: Anti-Gang law deficient

Panday: No future for UNC under Kamla, Bharath
UNC founder Basdeo Panday on Tuesday predicted the party he founded on April 30, 1989, has no future, regardless of who wins its internal elections on December 6. He predicted the UNC will inevitably die a natural political death.

APT James gets closer to T&T
Less than 10,000 nautical miles separate the newest ferry in the national fleet—the APT James—from its destination of Trinidad and Tobago, as it continues to make its way home, after having been handed over officially to the Government, earlier this month.

BPTT to retrench up to 100 workers
While the company neither confirmed nor denied that up to 100 workers are in line to be retrenched in all departments, including those in managerial positions, BPTT admitted that the process of restructuring which started in February was exacerbated by covid19.

COVID creating more homelessness
The observation comes from manager at the Centre for Socially Displaced Persons at Riverside Plaza in Port-of-Spain Roger Watson, who claims they are now seeing the economic fallout from the virus daily.

16 children, 13 adults from Tucupita come ashore, hunted down by cops
A search was conducted by the ERP team, South Western Division Task Force, and officers of the Point Fortin and Cedros charge rooms and they successfully detained four male and nine female adults with 16 children, for a total of 29 persons. The group ranged in ages from 46 years old to four months old.

Doctors to remove 'stray bullet' from Barrackpore toddler's arm
Two-year-old Veer Latchman is expected to have surgery at the San Fernando General Hospital on Wednesday to remove the "stray bullet" that became lodged in his arm on Saturday during Divali celebrations in Barrackpore.

Woodland fishermen report oil spill
Fishermen in Woodland are calling on the authorities to place absorbent booms in the New Cut Channel as a spill from a leaking oil line is heading towards the Gulf of Paria.

Man in viral video slapping cop gets $80K bail
Joseph was arrested and charged with two counts of assaulting a police officer in the execution of his duties, resisting arrest, using obscene language and littering.

Online petition launched for doctor's licence to be revoked
The African Student Union at the University of the West Indies (UWI), St Augustine, has launched an online petition for Dr Avinash Sawh, whose racist comments were shared online, to have his medical licence revoked.

Avoid Christmas gatherings: Fears over January '21 COVID-19 spike

Cops to be equipped with pepper spray from Monday
Griffith's statement comes following an incident where an unidentified man was seen scuffling with a police officer before wriggling free and escaping

Rianna is missing
Rianna is of Indian descent, 5 feet 4 inches tall and of slim build with a dark brown complexion and shoulder length black hair.

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