Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police for Community Relations, Enez Joseph, says serious crimes involving students in schools, have been on the decline.
Joseph was addressing a news conference today to outline the police's service intervention strategies to address issues in schools.
He says that in 2015, there were 45 serious criminal offences involving students committed in schools, down from 57 in 2014.
Police have arrested a 26-year-old man in Central Trinidad with an unlicensed firearm and six rounds of ammunition.
A statement from the police says the arrest was made after police intercepted a vehicle in Claxton Bay.
The following is the statement from the police.
"In keeping with the Ministry of National Security’s drive to strengthen law enforcement operations to more efficiently combat crime, the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) conducted overnight anti-crime operations that resulted in the following successes:
Two men from Guayaguayare are the countries latest murder victims.
Dead are Terrence Ramoutar and Joseph Henry of Saltwater Line Stone, Bright Village, Guayaguayare.
The men, who were said to be in their late mid 30s or early 40s, were discovered in a burnt out house.
Reports are that police received information that around 2 am on Friday morning that a house was on fire.
A video of a man police have detained for questioning in the robbery at Town Restaurant this morning, being interviewed by the police is now circulating on social media.
The leaked video shows the man being detained on the floor inside of the 51 Degrees Lounge where he was detained.
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Because of the intimate nature of this video and legal ramifications, we've opted to blur most of the footage and to omit key information given by the man, until released by the police.
The search continues for suspects on a robbery that occurred in a restaurant on Cipriani Boulevard this morning, just below the popular 51 Degrees lounge.
Bandits entered the Town restaurant around five this morning but police blocked their escape.
There are reports that the bandits fired at the police and a shootout ensued.
The bandits ran back into the building and remained there for well over two hours.
Police cordoned off Cipriani Boulevard and Picton Streets, which remained closed until sometime after 7am.
A 14-year-old Longdenville girl is missing and police are asking for the public's assistance in finding her.
The girl has been identified as Felisha Mohammed, a student of the Asja Girls College, but no picture of her is as yet available.
The following is a statement from the Police Service:
"Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is seeking the urgent assistance from members of the public in locating a 14-year-old schoolgirl, who was reported missing by her mother, Maine Mohammed, on Monday 25th January, 2015.
A man suspected of robbery has been shot and killed by police officers on Monday evening.
CNC3 understands that a party of officers responded to a report of a robbery with violence in which a white Hyundai Tucson was stolen from Malabar extension home in Arima.
A search was conducted, and the vehicle was spotted along Rattan Street, Kelly Village, Caroni.
As officers approached the vehicle, a man was seen walking towards it officials claim they ordered the man to stop. However, he began to run.