Continued cooperation in the area of law enforcement and the exchange of training, knowledge and state-of-the-art technologies, such as CCTV cameras and body-worn cameras for officers were the areas discussed during a meeting with Commissioner of Police, Erla Christopher and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China, to Trinidad and Tobago, His Excellency, Fang Qiu.
The meeting was held at the Police Administration Building, Port of Spain, today, and also attended by DCP Curt Simon and DCP Ramnarine Samaroo.
Commissioner Christopher meanwhile, expressed her interest in procuring technologies and knowledge in ‘precision and predictive policing’ for use by the TTPS, saying this will help to reduce Trinidad and Tobago’s crime rate.
She also expressed her thanks to the Embassy for its donation of motorcycles to the TTPS.
His Excellency Qiu spoke of the multi-departmental approach to tackling crime in China and the emergence of the Peaceful China Initiative. He said as a result of this programme, the crime detection rate in China now stands at 99.8 percent.