Trinidad army chief wants police powers

If the top brass of Trinidad’s Defence Force has its way, soldiers will be given powers of arrest to help tackle rising crime. Chief of Defence Staff, Edmund Dillon, told the Sunday Express that a committee headed by Justice Ulric Cross is currently reviewing the Defence Force Act, and in 2008, if all goes well, that act will be amended to give the army more powers, which will include the power of arrest. Full Story

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