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Police Commissioner Gary Griffith, left, on the scene of an exercise at Phase Five, Beetham Gardens, with members of the Special Operations Response Team (SORT) and officers from the Port of Spain Division. —Photo: CURTIS CHASE

Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith is urging members of the public to call him at 482-GARY and let him know who has illegal firearms.

Griffith said now that the Firearms Amendment Bill has been passed, the police can begin the operational aspect of the legislation.

“What has to happen is the operational aspect where members of the public come forward and they can use 482-GARY and provide information on who has guns, so that the guns can be gotten off the streets,” said Griffith.

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