Newly appointed acting Chief of Police Daniel Carbon has served notice that misconduct and unprofessionalism within the police force will not be tolerated under his watch.
Carbon made his first public appearance in the west coast community of St Joseph on Monday night, when he addressed a panel discussion organized by the Government’s Sub Committee on Crime and Anti Social Behavior.
He told the large audience that the police are there to serve the citizens and visitors alike, “and so as the incoming chief, there will be no room under my leadership for misconduct and unprofessionalism”.
Acting Chief Carbon said he did not “fall from the sky, I came up the ranks. I worked in various sections; I worked in out-districts so I have a clear idea as to what is happening”.
According to him, nothing is more dangerous to one’s safety and security than police misconduct and unprofessionalism.
“It undermines your safety and security,” he cautioned.
Carbon also raised concern about what he described as a growing trend of reluctance by citizens to divulge information about crime and violence.
He urged citizens not to allow the country to perish as a result of criminal activities.
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