Tag Archives: The Guyana Police Force

Guyana Politics: Belladrum residents block West Berbice road in solidarity with Clairmont Mingo

Left to right: Attorney-at-Law Darren Wade, Alliance For Change executive member David Patterson, incoming Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon and Attorney-at-Law Roysdale Forde outside the Sparendaam Police Station where Mr. Clairmont Mingo is being held.

A number of residents of Belladrum, West Coast Berbice on Sunday blocked the public road to vent their anger at the continued detention ad subsequent charging of Region Four Returning Officer Clairmont Mingo.   

Divisional Police Commander for  Mahaica-West Berbice, Edmond Cooper said he and a team of policemen were trying to clear the road without causing the situation to escalate.      Continue reading

Judge’s ruling could force police to review ‘stop and search’ practice

Judge’s ruling could force police to review ‘stop and search’ practice

DECEMBER 10, 2013 | BY  |

Police ranks during one of their many stop and searches.   The Guyana Police Force is taking cognizance of a groundbreaking High Court ruling and will be reviewing its position on the controversial issue regarding the Stop Search and Detain policy.

Police ranks during one of their many stop and searches.

This was revealed to Kaieteur News by a senior police officer who was reacting to the October 31 ruling by Justice William Ramlal, which was highlighted in an article in the Sunday edition of this newspaper.  Continue reading