David West

Police seek more cooperation in shooting probe

As in­ves­ti­ga­tions con­tin­ue in­to the po­lice-in­volved shoot­ing of Keone Paryag—fi­ance of Danah Al­leyne—who is the sis­ter of Crime Watch host Ian Al­leyne, po­lice in­ves­ti­ga­tors claim that they are not get­ting the ex­pect­ed 100 per cent co­op­er­a­tion from those ques­tioned about what tran­spired on Fri­day.

How­ev­er, po­lice said Al­leyne (Danah) told them that she was not held hostage by Paryag.

NATUC joins call for resignation of PCA chairman

The National Trade Union Centre has joined the call for the resignation of the chairman of the Police Complaints Authority, David West.

NATUC has issued the following statement in that regard.

"The National Trade Union Centre (NATUC) adds it voice to the call for the immediate resignation of David West, Director of the Police Complaints Authority (PCA) following statements made by him earlier this month at the debate on anti-corruption at the home of the British High Commissioner.

PCA chairman knocks police officer who put pregnant mom off PBR

Police Complaints Authority director David West yesterday chastised the police officer who issued a ticket to the husband of a then pregnant and in labour Arlene Laban-Ammon for using the Priority Bus Route and forced them off the route during an emergency.

He said while the PCA could not investigate the matter as “it is not one of serious police misconduct,” he said it could be seen as “an act of stupidity” on the officer’s part.