Government is working closely with the US on the establishment of special vetted units in the police service to fight organised crime.
The revelation was made by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, as he hosted a news conference at the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) at Whitehall, St Clair on Friday.
Providing an update to the nation of recent trip, he said: “We are now attracting elements of organised crime.”
He did not give any further details about this saying it was a matter for national security.
The PM also disclosed that resources of the Federal Intelligence Bureau (FBI), the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and Department of Homeland Security have been made available to the government to help fight crime in TT.
He said the discussions with US government officials also focused on establishment of a gun crime intelligence unit to deal with illegal firearms entering TT, co-operation in the area of maritime security and a cyber security bilateral committee to assist local authorities to deal with cyber security threats.