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This is the written directive given by Director of Public Prosecutions Roger Gaspard SC to Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith regarding the “completed” police file of the criminal probe into suspicious bank accounts belonging to Assistant Commissioner of Police Irwin Hackshaw.

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THE Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) is yet to receive the file on the criminal probe into suspicious bank accounts belonging to Assistant Commissioner of Police Irwin Hackshaw.

Hackshaw, who a few weeks ago held the rank of acting Deputy Commissioner of Police, is back to his substantive post of Assistant Commissioner.

He is scheduled to retire from the Police Service in September.

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A WOMAN dear to Princes Town Member of Parliament Barry Padarath is being investigated by police in connection with a bank account with close to $3 million in deposits.

THE T& T Police Service (TTPS) has ceased its investigation into Deputy Commissioner of Police Irwin Hackshaw and instead is focusing its …

THE Police Complaints Authority (PCA) has investigated 150 fatal police shooting incidents resulting in 258 deaths from 2011 to March 2019.

And despite restrictions in place for Covid-19, the PCA continues to work remotely on cases.

Restrictions related to the Covid-19 pandemic have had ­little or no effect on reducing crime.

In an interview with the Express last week, social researcher Daurius Figueira said the murder toll for 2020 took off with a bang—from January to March before the lockdown—well on its way to surpass that of 2019.

“You cannot treat children like criminals.”

That’s the comment of former magistrate Lucinda Cardenas-Ragoonanan following a recent police exercise in Sea Lots where several minors were made to lie on the ground and lectured on not adhering to stay-at-home COVID-19 regulations.

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