The advice comes from Public Relations Officer of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service, Superintended Joanne Archie.
She was speaking at the weekly police news briefing held at Administration Building, Sackville Street, Port of Spain Wednesday.
National Security Minister, Gary Griffith, has responded to reports that a Laventille gang has made threats to police and soldiers operating in the area.
However, Minister Griffith is quoted as saying persons who come forward with information on this matter will be financially rewarded.
Ms. Archie when questioned on the issue said while she is not aware of the reported threat to officers she called for law enforcement to be watchful.
She also urged citizens not to wear clothing authorized for member of the Defence Force.