For the period January 1st to June 2017, the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service have reported that there was an 8% reduction in robberies throughout the country as compared to reported cases in 2016.
During the weekly Media police briefing, Public Relations Officer of the TTPS, ASP Ag. Michael Pierre reported that out of the total robberies committed thus far, 370 were committed with a firearm and 56 reported cases were committed using knives and cutlasses and 51 cases committed using physical force.
The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service in their quest to ensure that citizens are safe are advising individuals to adhere to the following guidelines.
In the event you are a victim of a robbery it advised that you not panic, but stay calm and take several deep breaths, obey the robber’s instructions and hand over your valuables; as material items can be replaced.
Be alert at all times and be mindful of your surroundings.
And finally pay close attention to distinguishing characteristics, such as scars, marks, tattoos and accents.
If someone acts suspiciously, looks at you closely or follows you, the TTPS is advising that you head for bright lights or a populated area and call the police.
- Intensified Corporation for Regional Security Discussed by Heads, in Recent Meeting on Crime.
- West Indies target 470 deficit in pink-ball Test against England
- Vincent Cabrera Tells GML Workers To Band Together and Demand Job Security after 31 More Are Dismissed.
- Active Hurricane Season It Is. More Active Than Previous Seasons, Says MET Head.
- A Must See. Ladies, Call Up Your Girlfriends. We’re Heading Out!
- IT’S FRIDAY!!!! Want A Cocktail? Here’s What You Need.
- NOTE: Caribbean Airlines Reschedules Flights
- 12-Year-Old Charged with Manslaughter. His 18- Year- Old Brother Is Charged With Murder.
- Concerns Raised Over Conditions at Blind Welfare Office in San Fernando
- Government Heads To Court on Ayers-Caesars’ Part Heard Matters.
- Intensifying cooperation regarding regional security was the focus of discussions on Friday morning when the Minister of National Security Major General (Ret’d) the Ho
- Keiron Pollard Second day of the fifth ever day-night pink-ball match in Test cricket history closed with West Indies on 44 for the loss of opener Kraigg Braithwaite for
Popular TagsAnand Ramlogan caribbean news Chaguanas West By-Election COP crime crime news Dr. Keith Rowley Gary Griffith Government Jack Warner Kamla Persad Bissessar Keith Rowley Laventille Ministry Murder news News Power Now oilfield workers Opposition Leader Dr. Keith Rowley Parliament PETROTRIN PNM Police Police investigating police investigations politics PORT OF SPAIN power 102 Prime Prime Minister Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar Radio Vision LTD San Fernando THA Tobago trinidad trinidad and tobago trinidad and tobago news trinidad and tobago police service ttps UNC united national congress WASA Watson Duke world news