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Trinidad and Tobago Police Commissioner, Deputy Tender Resignations

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - August 1, 2012

Above: Dr Dwayne Gibbs (centre) (Photo: TGISL)

Trinidad and Tobago’s Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner of Police have tendered their resignations.

Commissioner Dr Dwayne Gibbs and Deputy Commissioner Jack Ewatski are both from Canada. Gibbs was appointed Commissioner in 2010.

The resignation letters were dated July 26.

“We are of the view that there is no room for failure nor patience for excuses, but an abundance of gratitude await those who will become the heroes of the nation’s most bitter war on crime,” Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said.

Persad-Bissessar said Trinidad’s Police Service Commission was “engaged in the process of appointing persons to fill the vacancies.”

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