The murder toll continues to climb in Trinidad and Tobago with criminals seeming to show that they have no respect for the law.
Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley even lamented the high crime rate upon his return from a tri nation visit recently.
Many have called for the Government to do what was necessary to arrest the crime situation in T&T as soon as possible.
Opposition MP’s have also called for joint police/army patrols.
In an interview this morning, Minister of National Security Retired Major Edmund Dillon revealed that he recently met with security heads in an effort to stem the crime situation.
He said that the meeting resulted in several operations which yielded some success.
He stated that he informed divisional commanders that they needed to show a more visible presence.
Addressing calls by Opposition MP’s for more joint patrols in their respective areas, the National Security Minister revealed that the patrols had never stopped.
Minister of National Security Edmund Dillon.