There has been acknowledgement that the crime situation in Trinidad and Tobago will present some challenges in 2016.
This comes from the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force which revealed that it would be difficult to bring crime under control this year.
However it has assured that it will commit to working with all arms within the Ministry of National Security to make the country safe.
Chief of Defence Staff Brigadier General Rodney Smart gave the assurance at the Holy Trinity Cathedral on Sunday morning.
He also stated that while there were those who were lost to criminal activity last year, it paled in comparison to other countries and praised the efforts of religious leaders.
Chief of Defence Staff Brigadier General, Rodney Smart