Officers of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service will be receiving training in Ethics in Law Enforcement starting Monday at the Police Administration Building, Port-of-Spain.
The workshop was designed through the collaboration of the Caribbean Centre for Human Rights and the Police Complaints Authority.
The training session will be facilitated by Allan Meiguel and will run for four days, highlighting the issue of police brutality and the perception of law enforcement officers by the public.
Executive Director of CCHR, Denise Pitcher, said the goal of the programme is to increase empathy within officers by placing them in the role of victims and showing the importance of their actions.
Acting Commissioner of Police, Mc Donald Jacob, thanked the creators of the programme and attending Officers.
He expressed his gratitude for such a programme to lift the standards of police legitimacy and reinforce those points.
Mr. Jacob said there is a belief that there aren’t much control measures in place to deal with police brutality, when in contrast there are.
This programmed was designed for officers to get an understanding of police brutality and it will be beneficial to all attendees.
Acting Deputy Commissioners of Police, Joanne Archie and Pamela Schullera-Hinds of the TTPS Executive, were also in attendance this morning at the workshop.