Cpl Odelle Guy

Cpl Odelle Guy

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) reported this evening that a 15th police officer has died from the Covid virus.

He was identified as Cpl Odelle Guy.

In a media released, Commissioner of Police (Ag), McDonald Jacob, stated that Guy had tested positive for Covid-19 was warded at the intensive care unit of the Arima District Hospital, where he passed away today.

Guy, 43, joined the Police Service in April 2002, and was first posted to the Eastern Division, then transferred to Northern Division in May 2010.

He returned to the Eastern Division in May 2016, where he was last attached to the CID of the Sangre Grande Police Station.

Senior Supt Joseph Chandool, head of the Eastern Divisions, said Guy will be remembered as being a true example of a dedicated, hardworking and selfless team player, and will be greatly missed by his colleagues.

Guy leaves to mourn his wife, Kim Ramnarine-Guy and his four children Jodell, Kidell, Kirdell and Kindell.


Spending by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service on contracts, fees and development programmes for the period 2016-2022 shows a significant increase during the past three years.

Contract employment in 2016 stood at $1,658,925; in 2017 it was $57,330,076; 2018 saw a dip by $3 million to $54,106,522.

Fourteen days.

That is the length of time residents of San Francique, Penal, are giving the Government to respond to their cries for better roads, pipe-borne water and for dealing with flooding.

Or the State will face major protest action.

The residents staged a placard protest at Pluck Road yesterday, calling on Minister of Works and Transport Rohan Sinanan to commence work on a landslide they say is threatening their homes and livelihoods.

Even though he was one of the hostages held and beaten during the attempted coup staged by the Jamaat-al-Muslimeen in July 1990, former minister Selby Wilson says he takes no pleasure in Jamaat leader Yasin Abu Bakr’s death.

A PRISON officer with 12 years’ service was arrested by police on Friday night after he was caught allegedly attempting to smuggle contraband items into the Maximum Security Prison (MSP) in Arouca.

The items were found concealed in the officer’s bullet-proof vest after it was examined by his colleagues and officers of the Arouca Criminal Investigations Department (CID).

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