A team of expertise anti-crime experts has been engaged by a private business lobby group to assist the T&T Police Service in dismantling and prosecuting criminal gangs who have been linked to the majority of murders in the country.
Leading the charge is former Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Special Agent Robert Clark, who has been very instrumental in curbing gang wars In Los Angeles since 2014 with his Innovative approaches.
His LinkedIn profile lists him as a Consulant with the TTPS
Clark was reported to have been approached by a group of private-sector business people: “The T&T Citizens Alliance Against Crime” seven months ago to partner with the TTPS. The T&T Chamber of Commerce, along with several NGOs and private sector companies, are members of this group which was formed in December 2018 out of deep concern for the crime situation in Trinidad and Tobago.
There is also reportedly a proposal for Clark to be engaged as a senior Consulant of the Police Service to operate his own specialised unit, according to correspondence shared among members of the group.
Sources indicate that Clarke has been hired Design and help implement a plan to help deal with T&T’s out of control crime rate, especially the gang wars and murders.
Robert Clarke professional profile:
Proactive professional with 30+ years of practical, evidence-based and predictive analytic experience in law enforcement, domestic community collaborations, public service, violent crime reduction, domestic and international investigations, strategy development, program management and security consultation. Also, building community coalitions, law enforcement innovation, and training.
• 20 + years of demonstrated domestic and international executive leadership proficiency in the development of innovative and practical measures designed to address and reduce violent crime, gangs, drugs, corruption, international trafficking, and extortion.
• Advanced leadership perspectives and applications on building joint social, organizational and strong community-based collaborations nationally and internationally.