Ministry of National Security

TTUTA President: Do everything to keep schools safe

Executives from the Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers Association (TTUTA) are meeting today with teachers from the South East Port Of Spain Secondary School, who were traumatised by yesterday’s close call during a gang shoot-out.

Volcanic craters widen at Piparo

The frac­tures around the Pi­paro vol­cano are con­tin­u­ing to widen while in­creased gaseous emis­sions are be­ing record­ed by geo­sci­en­tists who are mon­i­tor­ing the vol­cano on a week­ly ba­sis.

In prepa­ra­tion for an im­pend­ing erup­tion, all State agen­cies met for a plan­ning ses­sion at the Pi­paro Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­tre on Thurs­day.

Police investigating small explosion outside Hall of Justice

National security minister Stuart  Young has confirmed that a small explosive device went off in the vicinity of the Hall of Justice and the ministry of national security around 9:30 this morning.

The high court,  the magistrate's court and the ministry of national security were evacuated and the area has been cordoned off. 

The minister of national security along with members of the bomb disposal unit are currently on the scene.

We will bring you more as information comes to hand.

Ministry of Nat'l Security: Griffith's contract being negotiated

The process of negotiating the contractual terms and conditions with the incoming Commissioner of Police Mr Gary Griffith is underway. 
That’s according to the Ministry of National Security. 
In a press release sent a short while ago, the ministry said the Commissioner of Police’s terms and conditions will be settled before he assumes office.
In the meantime, Mr Stephen Williams continues to be the Acting Commissioner of Police and is expected to go on vacation leave from 17th -30th August 2018.

Ministry of National Security confirms $1 million payment to slain police officers

The Minister of National Security Major General (Ret’d) Edmund Dillon, the Minister under whose authority the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force (TTDF) and the Protective Services fall, wishes to categorically state that this caring Government will honour the $1 million compensation package proposed by the previous administration to families of all members of the services slain in the line of duty.