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Top Cop reiterating military training

The man who was com­mis­sioned to draft this coun­try’s first ‘use of force’ pol­i­cy for the T&T Po­lice Ser­vice in 2011 says he be­lieves Po­lice Com­mis­sion­er Gary Grif­fith is be­ing mis­un­der­stood when he us­es the state­ment “one shot, one kill.’

Force Sci­ence an­a­lyst Michael Goodridge sat on both com­mit­tees which first came up with a pol­i­cy in 2011 and lat­er re­viewed it to make it clear­er for of­fi­cers in 2016.

Over the last few days, Grif­fith has faced both crit­i­cism and sup­port for his catch­phrase, ‘one shot, one kill.’

Disaster training for Tobago officials ahead of rainy season

With the “rainy” season in Trinidad and Tobago beginning next month, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean is taking its Damage and Loss Assessment (DaLA) methodology training to Tobago.

The training will run from Wednesday to Friday this week.

ECLAC says its DaLA training course will provide participants with an increased capacity and awareness for disaster risk reduction on the island.