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Operation Dragnet extended indefinitely following success- Crime Chief

Operation Dragnet, a Joint Services tactic, will be extended indefinitely ahead of the next summit of Caribbean Community (Caricom) Leaders scheduled for July in Guyana, according to Head of the Criminal Investigations Department, Senior Superintendent Wendell Blanhum. In an interview with the Government Information Agency (GINA), Blanhum said since Operation Dragnet began six months ago, law enforcement agents have netted in ...

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Police Commissioner denies objecting to firearm management system

Guyana’s Police Commissioner, Seelall Persaud has denied objecting to the introduction of a computerized system that is geared to track legal and illegal firearms. “In the four years of the development of the Firearm Management Module the Commissioner of Police has never objected to the module, and he did not object at the recent meeting at the Ministry of Public ...

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Firearm management module fitted for Security Ministry, despite Police Commissioner’s objection

The Public Security Ministry has accepted a firearm management module, despite strong objection by Police Commissioner Seelall Persaud on grounds that there is still outstanding work on the software to link several other databases. The computer module was constructed to aid with proper gun management that allow the immediate verification of a legal or illegal firearm. However, a well- placed police ...

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Police Force’s Strategic Management Dept to close; Rohee didn’t understand its role — Police Commissioner

The Strategic Management Department (SMD) of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) is being closed down because it has outlived its usefulness, according to Police Commissioner Seelall Persaud. “The Guyana Police Force has outgrown the Strategic Management Department,” he told Demerara Waves Online News. Persaud said the 12-member civilian staff is being gradually phased out as their contracts expire. Meanwhile, well-placed ...

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Parents of newly-trained police urged to be gatekeepers ; service bigger than small salaries

Parents of 295 newly-trained members of the Guyana Police Force were Monday urged to inform the law enforcement agency if they suspect that their children are following bad company. Delivering brief remarks at the passing out parade, Assistant Commissioner of Police (Training), Paul Williams said doing so would help ensure that the policemen and women do not bring themselves into ...

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