There are one hundred and thirty-three (133) police officers currently the subject of investigations by the Professional Standards Bureau.
This was disclosed by Head of the Professional Standards Bureau, Senior Superintendent, Suzette Martin.
Senior Superintendent Martin was speaking at Wednesday’s sitting of the Joint Select Committee.
The JSC focused on the safety and security of citizens and public concerns about the performance of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service.
Senior Superintendent Martin gave a breakdown of the number of police officers who have been under investigation since 2018 to date.
She was at the time responding to a question posed by Opposition Senator and JSC Member, Dr Roodal Moonilal.
In 2020 the figure stood at over one hundred twenty (120), 2019 ninety (90) and 2018 eighty-two (82).
In terms of progress made in the cases, Superintendent, Ricardo Montrichand, provided an update on the matters adding the infractions had to do with issues relating to misbehaviour in public office, corruption and perverting the course of public justice.