Police officer charged with rape of Venezuelan woman

Spe­cial Re­serve Po­lice of­fi­cer Akeem James will ap­pear be­fore a Princes Town Mag­is­trate's Court on Wednes­day morn­ing on three charges of rape, griev­ous sex­u­al as­sault and false im­pris­on­ment of a 29-year-old Venezue­lan woman.

The in­struc­tions to charge the of­fi­cer were hand­ed down by DPP Roger Gas­pard late Tues­day night, ac­cord­ing to se­nior po­lice sources who spoke to Guardian Me­dia.

The in­ci­dent al­leged­ly oc­curred in No­vem­ber 2018 af­ter the 29-year-old vic­tim was tak­en against her will to a house in Princes Town.

SRP charged after alleged robbery

A Special Reserve Police officer has been charged for misbehaviour in public office after robbing his victim of $1,600.

According to police, on November 18, 2017 Kevin Figaro was at Troy City Restaurant and Lounge at St. Croix Road, Princes Town, when he allegedly robbed someone of the cash.

The Professional Standards Bureau conducted an investigation under the leadership of Assistant Commissioner of Police Ag Totaram Dookhie and included Sgt Andell Rollocks, Cpl Lawrence Jofield, Cpl Rabindranath Maharaj, PC Ian Mitchell.

Female SRP suspended over sexy pic wins case

A fe­male Spe­cial Re­serve Po­lice (SRP) has won her law­suit over her sus­pen­sion by for­mer po­lice com­mis­sion­er Stephen Williams, af­ter a provoca­tive pho­to­graph of her in uni­form was shared on so­cial me­dia two years ago.

SRP appears in court charged with assault

PC John Baynes a 40-year-old special reserve police constable attached to the Arima Police Station is expected to appear before the Port of Spain Magistrates' Court charged with assault.

John was charged on December 12 based on the advice of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard, SC.

Female SRP wins right to wear hijab on duty

Female Special Reserve Police (SRP) officer, Sharon Roop,39, yesterday won the right to wear her hijab while in uniform.

The High Court today struck down a ruling that barred female Muslim police officers from wearing hijabs while on duty. 

Roop, in a telephone interview shortly after the victory, said she could not wait to wear her hijab and her uniform together.

"I did not want to have to choose between my faith and my love of policing," Roop said.

SRP among two charged with murder

A Special Reserve Police Officer is among two men expected to appear before an Arima Magistrate today, charged with the murder of Amarnath Bissoon, which occurred on Friday 25th May, 2018.