Police Commissioner Defends Officers

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Commissioner of Police, Tyrone Griffith, has spoken out in defence of police officers not producing files for court cases. Stating that while there was no excuse for files not being produced, the Commissioner made it clear that there was, however, an explanation. “If you recognise that our workload is increasing substantially, our demands have been greater, and yet we have …

Police Commissioner: Barbados Still Safe

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Barbados remains a safe and secure place for residents and visitors despite a recent spike in crime. And, with the Crop Over season expected to move into high gear over the coming weeks, Acting Commissioner of Police Tyrone Griffith, has sounded the warning bell to expect more stop and searches as lawmen seek to weed out the criminal element and …

AG: Test Those Working At Borders

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As the police prepare to intensify the war against illegal guns in Barbados, Attorney General, Adriel Brathwaite, has called for all those working at agencies responsible for protecting the island’s borders to undergo integrity testing. Mr. Brathwaite made this call in response to questions from the media during a press conference on crime at Police Headquarters yesterday. “All agencies which …

AG Urges Drivers To Be Careful

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Please be more careful on the roads! Minister of Home Affairs, Adriel Brathwaite, made this appeal after officially opening the Black Rock Police Station Annex on Monday. Describing the opening as a “bitter sweet moment”, Mr. Brathwaite urged members of the public to exercise more caution on the roads following Sunday night’s fatal crash in St. Philip, which claimed the …

Top Cop: Barbados Still A Paradise

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Acting Commissioner of Police, Tyrone Griffith. (FP) Barbados is still a paradise and stands out as the safest community in the region. That’s the assessment of Acting Commissioner of Police, Tyrone Griffith, who said this was reflected in the island’s crime rates which presently show a two per cent decline. He was at the time delivering remarks at the annual …