PM Rowley inaugurated new Carenage Police Station

The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago island - Dr Keith Rowley, has inaugurated a new Carenage Police Station on Thursday, 1 July 2021. PM Rowley is also the Member of Parliament for Diego Martin West.

PM Rowley inaugurated a new Carenage Police Station.

Trinidad and Tobago: The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago island – Dr Keith Rowley, has inaugurated a new Carenage Police Station on Thursday, 1 July 2021. PM Rowley is also the Member of Parliament for Diego Martin West.

During the inauguration ceremony, PM Rowley cited that the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service would get benefit and assistance from the strategic location of the new Carenage Police Station in securing the people of Carenage, their environments and the Western Peninsula.

The previous building of the police station is now serving as a community facility. The Commissioner of Police – Gary Griffith were also present at the opening ceremony of the police station.

The prime minister asserted that “This new police station, which is located on the Western Main Road Carenage, would also be home to the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service Coastal and Riverine Patrol Unit.”

Following the statement, the Prime Minister also stated that the national security remains at the forefront and added that these buildings should also serve as community service centres that are designed to be more than just obtaining a report.

PM Keith Rowley during the opening ceremony of New Carenage Police Station.

PM Rowley further noted that the buildings would accommodate all the faculties to service the community, not only for the citizens who violate the law but for those residents too who are law abiders.

While appreciating the work and Thanking the TTPS members, the Prime Minister stated, “On behalf of the national community, I would like to say to TTPS that your nation continues to call on you, and we would boast that our confidence is not misplaced.”

Despite this, while remembering those who sacrificed their lives for the national security and community and the police personnel who lost their lives while battling with the COVID-19 mutant, PM Rowley held a minutes’ silence.

During his address, Minister of National Security – Fitzgerald Hinds stated that “The built-for-purpose facility is indicative of Trinidad and Tobago’s government commitment to securing that the citizens of the country continue to be a key focus.”

The Minister further added that this new police station would be home to several units in addition to the regular operational units, including a Court and Process Branch, Criminal Investigation Department, a Gender-Based Violence Unit, a Traffic Unit, a Sexual Offences Unit.