Edmund Dillon

Dillon: More tools for cops to fight crime

National Security Minister Edmund Dillon is once again promising greater collaboration and more resources for the Police Service as he met with the executive arm and divisional commanders of the Police Service yesterday in the face of a growing number of murders across the country.

Dillon told the lawmen that the approach going forward will be based on cooperation and collaboration, and expressed Government’s desire to provide the necessary resources for the Police Service to perform its tasks efficiently and effectively.

Legislation coming to protect servicemen from criminals

National Security Minister Edmund Dillon yesterday gave the assurance that several pieces of legislation and policies are being drafted by the Office of the Attorney General to protect prison and police officers who have become constant targets by the criminal element.

Dillon was speaking at the passing out and induction of 177 prison recruits of the T&T Prison Service at the Golden Grove Prison in Arouca yesterday. He said he would not tolerate violence or murder against civil officers who protect and serve their country.

Dillon: Gov't currently has no info on claims of T&T national sentenced to death in Iraq

National Security Minister Edmund Dillon says the Government is seeking to get information regarding reports of woman from Trinidad and Tobago being sentenced to death in Iraq for her involvement in ISIS.

The Minister was questioned on the issue by Opposition Senator Wade Mark in the Senate today.

However, Minister Dillon said the government is not currently in a position to provide additional information but has reached out to international partners to get additional information