Roodal wants JSC to question Police Service Commission about Erla’s selection

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Roodal wants JSC to question Police Service Commission about Erla’s selection

What was the process used to select Erla Harewood-Christopher as the Commissioner of Police?

That’s the question being asked by Oropouche East MP Dr Roodal Moonilal.

During UNC’s Sunday morning press conference at the UNC headquarters in Chaguanas, Moonilal called upon the Parliament’s Joint Select Committee (JSC) on National Security to question the Police Service Commission (PSC) on the process it used to select Harewood-Christopher last February.

Moonilal questioned whether certain members of the PSC may have given Harewood-Christopher higher marks for her to gain selection as CoP ahead of other candidates for the post.

“The Police Service Commission must be hauled before a Joint Select Committee to bring their assessment, their report card and let us see what was the result of all the processes—who ranked first, second, third —that they arrived at Erla Harewood-Cristopher,” Moonilal said.

“Erla Cristopher didn’t take a taxi and go to the Commissioner’s office, you know. She was put there by the PSC making that recommendation.”

“We are informed in an area called interview that a mark was 50, and two members of the PSC gave Erla Christopher 49 and 50 marks with respect to elevating her to the top (of the interview rankings). We are asking, who are those commissioners?”