Friday 15 November, 2019

Gary Griffith: Policing red alert initiated with immediate effect

Police Commissioner Gary Griffith in operational wear.

Police Commissioner Gary Griffith in operational wear.

Police Commissioner Gary Griffith has announced that with immediate effect, the Police Service has raised the policing alert from ‘Amber’ to ‘Red’, as a result of ongoing gang activities and homicides.

Commissioner Griffith notes that law-abiding citizens may experience some inconvenience due to these intensified operations, however, adds that it is necessary to deal with criminal activity and to maintain law and order across the country.

The Commissioner will host a media briefing at 10 am on Thursday at the Police Administration Building in Port of Spain, to update the nation on the status of the policing operations.

Persons with information pertaining to serious crimes, especially gang activities, are asked to text information to the Commissioner’s hotline 482-GARY (4279).

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