Court orders retroactive promotion for woman police officer

A High Court judge has ordered that a woman police officer be promoted to the rank of sergeant with retroactive effect for three years after ruling that she was treated unfairly. 

Justice James Aboud also granted a declaration that Commissioner of Police breached Regulation 156 of the Police Service Regulations and illegally bypassed officer Nina Rawlins for promotion. 

Rawlins, attached to the Couva Police Station, filed for judicial review in 2017 after she wrote and passed the promotion examination but she was not promoted. 

Griffith urges newly promoted officers to do their country proud

Commissioner of police Gary Griffith has urged newly promoted officers of the first and second division of the TTPS to make their country proud.

Mr Griffith made the statements during the promotion ceremony held at the   Solomon McLeod Lecture Theatre, Police Administration Building on October 10th.

Commissioner Griffith said much is expected of the officers by society, stating that he believes the newly promoted officers will play a significant role in the transformation and modernization of the organisation, which he expects to take place swiftly over the next year. 

CAL"promotion" fake

Caribbean Airlines says they are not running any competition or giving away free tickets at this time.

In a press release today the airline advised the public that they are in no way affiliated to any website or organisation promoting any competition.

They urged their valued customers to be aware of impersonators who may be seeking to access information and use personal information.


23 members of Police Band are promoted

Twenty-three members of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Band were today promoted by Commissioner of Police (Ag.), Stephen Williams, during a brief ceremony, at Police Administration Building, Port of Spain.

The ceremony, which began at 2 pm in the Solomon McLeod Lecture Theatre, was attended by DCP (Ag.), Crime and Support, Harold Phillip; DCP (Ag.), Administration, Erla Christopher and Director Human Resources, Deborah Neemar-Tracey.

The last promotion, involving members of the Police Band, occurred in 2011.

Act of kindness earns grocery packer a promotion

A simple act of kindness to a disabled and elderly man has led to 19-year-old Lillyan Williams being hailed a hero who citizens should try to emulate.

Williams, a part-time employee of JTA Supermarket at Cross Crossing, San Fernando, was photographed on Monday feeding a wheelchair-bound customer, known only as Mr Deoraj from Tarouba. But that was not all, Williams had earlier picked up all the items on Deoraj’s grocery list and even waited with him outside the supermarket until he was picked up by the Elderly and Differently-abled Mobile (ELDAMO) bus service to take him home.

Over 600 police officers to be promoted to rank of Corporal

The Police Service will undergo a massive promotion ceremony tomorrow, that will see over 600 officers rise to the rank of Corporal.

This is according to a short statement sent to the media today.

The correspondence states, "Commissioner of Police (Ag.), Stephen Williams, will on Wednesday 25th May, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. preside over a ceremony in which 611 Police Officers will be promoted to the rank of corporal.

The ceremony will take place at the Gymnasium, Police Academy, St. James and will represent the single largest promotion to be undertaken by the service."