Griffith reapplies for CoP post

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Griffith reapplies for CoP post

Former Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith has reapplied for the position of top cop.

Speaking to members of the media after the launch of the Coalition of Concerned Patriots of TT at the Hyatt Regency, the interim political leader of the National Transformation Alliance (NTA) said 92 per cent of “the rank and file of the NTA” wanted him to reapply as CoP.

He said: “We did ask the question to the rank and file of the NTA. Ninety-two per cent of them stated that the country is in dire crisis and they would require me to reapply as Commissioner of Police. Six per cent told me to continue to be political.”

“Based on that, I have reapplied for the post of Commissioner of Police. The deadline was at 4pm on Thursday. I applied and it was completed at just about 2pm,” he added.

Griffith, who served as CoP from August 2018-August 2021, said: “If God has given me a gift I think it would be improper for me not to utilise the gift to help my country.”

He pointed out that although there were criminal elements that would not want him to return – including those in business and the police service – he had confidence that the present Police Service Commission “would do what is required.”