Ag Police Commissioner to host 354 East Port-of-Spain students to 'Black Panther' show

Acting Police Commissioner Stephen Williams will facilitate a viewing of ‘Black Panther’, at IMAX, Woodbrook, for 354 pupils of schools in East Port of Spain on Wednesday.

A statement by the Police Service says the viewing will take place at 11 am.

The viewing is being made possible through the support of Gregory Aboud, President of the Downtown Owners and Merchants Association and Ingrid Jahra of CinemaOne.

The 354 school children will come from nine primary and secondary schools in the area.

Officers commended for quick recapture of escapee

Commissioner of Prisons, Gerard Wilson has commended the members of the Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service and the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service for their speedy response in the recapture of prisoner, Chester Williams.

Williams escaped legal custody from the Port-of-Spain Prison at around 10.05 am Friday, during a recreational exercise.

He is serving a three-and-a-half-year prison sentence after being convicted of ‘robbery’.

Prison officials notified police who immediately dispatched teams in the area.

Commissioner calls on heads of Eastern, Northern Divisions to step down over poor crime-fighting performances

Police Commissioner Stephen Williams has called on the Head of the Eastern Division, acting Senior Superintendent John Trim and Head of the Northern Division Simbonath Rajkumar to step down, citing dismal performances in crime fighting last year.

Letters written to the senior officers, dated Monday, January 9th, point to increases in crimes, in some cases as high as 250 percent.

The letters are headed "Retirement at the instance of the Commissioner of Police".

The letter to Rajkumar states: