Gary Griffith

Top CoP: do not pay for FULs

Commissioner of Police (CoP) Gary Griffith is advising persons against paying anyone—including police officers—to secure a Firearm User’s License (FUL).

The top cop says that will not in any way assist in fast tracking their application.

In an official statement, Commissioner  Griffith says he has learnt that numerous  people  claiming  to  know  certain  senior  police officers, who  have made  promises  to assist them in securing their FULs. 

St Clair businessman in court today

St Clair businessman, Michael Patrick Aboud, will appear in court today, charged with possession of an illegal firearm and narcotics.

Aboud will appear before a Port of Spain magistrate.

He was arrested at his St Clair home last week, following an almost five-hour long raid by officers of SORT—the Special Operations Response Team.

The exercise was coordinated by Police Commissioner Gary Griffith.

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Charge errant attorneys who help criminals

The Law As­so­ci­a­tion of T&T (LATT) says if Com­mis­sion­er of Po­lice Gary Grif­fith has ev­i­dence that at­tor­neys are as­sist­ing crim­i­nals in their ac­tiv­i­ties, he should “has­ten to lay charges against these er­rant at­tor­neys.”

Why no charges against school bully?

A Guayagua­yare moth­er wants Com­mis­sion­er of Po­lice Gary Grif­fith to find out why his of­fi­cers have failed to charge a stu­dent who slashed her daugh­ter’s face, leav­ing her with par­tial fa­cial paral­y­sis.

Top cop meets with bankers

Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith gave a commitment to increased collaboration between the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) and the Bankers Association of Trinidad and Tobago (BATT).

The top cop and officers of special investigative units within the TTPS, met with representatives of this country’s commercial banking sector on Wednesday 30th October, at the office of the Commissioner of Police, Police Administration Building, Port of Spain.

PCA and PSB probing Paryag shooting

The Police Complaints Authority (PCA) has confirmed that it has initiated its own probe into the matters surrounding the fatal shooting of Keone Paryag, on Friday night.

On Friday at about 6 p.m., police were called in to the Biljah Road, Chaguanas, apartment of Danah Alleyne, the sister of Crime Watch host, Ian Alleyne.

Reports are that she had been cornered in her apartment by her boyfriend, 34-year-old Keone Paryag, and was fearful for her life.

Secret Sunday pool party busted

A Secret Sunday pool party in Port of Sain was busted by officers of the Special Operations Response Team (SORT) after midnight on Sunday where 22 women were detained.
A 37-year-old woman from Westmoorings, who is believed to be the main suspect, has been arrested and is currently assisting police in their investigations.

Griffith rejects calls to apologise

Tri­als and tribu­la­tions may come in the way but on­ly God’s right­eous will stand.

This is the be­lief of ded­i­cat­ed fol­low­ers of Trans­formed Life Min­istry, East­ern Main Road, Arou­ca as they called on Com­mis­sion­er of Po­lice Gary Grif­fith to apol­o­gise to their spir­i­tu­al leader for mis­lead­ing the pub­lic of his ar­rest on Wednes­day dur­ing the res­cue op­er­a­tion of 69 res­i­dents from the re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion cen­tre.

How­ev­er, when con­tact­ed about the re­quest for an apol­o­gy, Grif­fith said he is not go­ing to apol­o­gise.

Japanese ambassador holds discussions with CoP

The Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith received a courtesy call yesterday from the Ambassador of Japan to Trinidad and Tobago.

According to the TTPS, his Excellency Tatsuo Hirayama met with Commissioner Griffith at the Police Administration Building in Port of Spain.

Their discussions centred on identifying ways to collaborate on issues of safety and security, and the continued transformation of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS).

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