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Guyana: Is there a barrel of bad fruits in the police force? – commentary

Is there a barrel of bad fruits in the police force?

Oct 05, 2016  Letters Kaieteur News

Dear Editor;
Opinion - commentary -analysisIt is no secret to the world at large that corruption in its broadest and most inclusive sense has hung like the proverbial sword of Damocles over the head of the Guyana Police Force. However, while I wholeheartedly laud the recent efforts of Acting Police Commissioner David Ramnarine in producing visible results regarding combating corruption in the Police Force namely, the dismissal of thirty members of the ranks, my optimism became somewhat short lived as negativity began to creep in insidiously.

Backtracking to just little over a year ago, a stern warning was issued to the same Police Force by the Vice President and Minister of Public Security, KhemrajRamjattan, notifying them of zero tolerance for harassment in any form, bullyism or torture, any of which will result in dismissal from the force, followed by criminal prosecution wherever necessary. Plainly put there would be no place for rogue cops.   Continue reading

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