police patrollingIncreased joint army/police patrols; more maritime patrols and surveillance by the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard and working closely with communities.

National Security Minister, Edmund Dillon

National Security Minister, Edmund Dillon

These are some of the measures agreed during a three hour long meeting held between National Security Minister, Edmund Dillon and Members of Parliament for constituencies located in the Central area.

The meeting was held at the Office of the Ministry of National Security, Abercromby Street, Port of Spain.

Some of the issues raised by the MPs were: increased criminal behaviour in Central Trinidad, a spike in murders, increase in home invasions in the division, Human trafficking challenges, inadequate maritime patrols in the area; and increase in drug blocks.