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Tuesday, September 20

Canadian leads gang crackdown in Trinidad and Tobago

CBC News: "A former Alberta police officer who is now the police commissioner in Trinidad and Tobago has overseen the arrest of hundreds as the island nation declared a state of emergency to crack down on gang violence that has killed dozens in recent months.

Dwayne Gibbs has been commissioner of police in Trinidad and Tobago since last summer.Dwayne Gibbs, a former Edmonton Police Services superintendent who took the commissioner job a year ago in the southern Caribbean nation, has had to deal with imposing sweeping curfews in certain areas of the country (11 p.m. to 4 a.m.) as it takes on drug gangs and other criminals."

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