Deputy Chief of Police apologizes to High Court

Valerie has apologized to the court. File photo

Acting Deputy Chief of Police, Davidson Valerie, appeared before High Court Judge Victoria Charles-Clarke on Friday morning and issued a public apology for the failure of police officers to show up at the court on Thursday, March 2 2017.

Justice Charles-Clarke had summoned the Police Chief or his deputy to give reasons for the absence of the police which resulted in the court having to be adjourned.

Valerie had tentatively met in chambers with the Judge on March 2nd.

“We regret what happened due to some miscommunication between the police and the court,” he said to Charles-Clarke at the High Court. “It’s not a regular thing and we regret what happened and deeply apologize to Her Ladyship and the court.”

Charles-Clarke commended Valerie for responding to her concerns and for immediately coming to the court to address the matter.

“We need to have better collaboration between the court and the police, ” the Judge said.

Charles-Clarke was not amused on Thursday when no police officers turned up for court proceedings, saying it was ‘disrespectful.’ She summoned Police Chief Daniel Carbon or his deputy to court to answer to the matter. She also said they could be held in contempt.

Protocol requires the presence of police officers during court proceedings to provide security and the like.

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35 Comments

  1. Shameless
    March 4, 2017

    Davidson, we went to the same school (SMA) at the same time where we were taught honesty, integrity, love for country and above all nationalism by the good old Bro. Germain. Remember civics bro? Even as a non catholic you were allowed to attend SMA and you made us proud until recently. Brother, STOP selling your soul to the devil for promotion. If it is god’s will that you be commissioner then no one can stop that from happening. However, if its the devil’s will so you can be used to do evil things then you are doomed sooner rather than later. STOP being a puppet in service of the Cabal. God will NOT be kind to you because you know better.

    Always Assertive! :twisted: :twisted:

    • Barbara Saunders
      March 6, 2017

      Shameless

      I guess no public official must perform their duties because you appear not to like the government? Bro. be careful what you all call for! If/when the government changes should another set of officers refuse to do their duty?

      I don’t know the guy or anything about him. I am merely reading a story where he represented the Police Department in a matter of apologising for the absence of Police Officers at the courts. He was duly summoned by the judge. How does that constitute him selling his soul for promotion? What is the evil act that he is being used to do?

      Go ahead and sow anarchy! When you all reap it I hope you can handle it!

  2. Let The Truth Be Told - Original
    March 3, 2017

    Mistakes occur which could be an oversight. Apology accepted. It will never recur. Case closed.

  3. Lol
    March 3, 2017

    If I was that judge I would send both incompetent carbon and Valerie up stockfarm for the wkend for dereliction of duty

    • %
      March 4, 2017

      A weekend is nog enough…104weekends.

      • %
        March 4, 2017

        not enough

  4. Lol
    March 3, 2017

    If I was that judge I would send both carbon and Valerie up stockfarm for the wkend

  5. Lol
    March 3, 2017

    Well da4real u ought to knw it’s the hypocrites dat call themselves Christians always defiling the house of God that is skerrit handlers. That’s why dominica is where it is today.only a form of godliness but no connectivity with the creator. Wolves in sheep clothing. ..that’s all they are…with their mouths full of dark money and no truth

  6. think of it
    March 3, 2017

    if only this was a real country spoken by your priminister . do mi ni cas are you hearing?

  7. Tjebe Fort
    March 3, 2017

    Eel, slippery as ever. It should not have happened in the first place bro.

  8. still waiting
    March 3, 2017

    So, she didn’t summon blackmore to appear? :twisted:

  9. March 3, 2017

    Break down in communication between the court and police, it seems that’s all it was.

  10. Moii
    March 3, 2017

    “We regret what happened due to some miscommunication between the police and the court,” he said to Charles-Clarke at the High Court. “It’s not a regular thing and we regret what happened and deeply apologize to Her Ladyship and the court.”

    This makes no sense to me. I smell a few big rats. That matter should be investigated promptly and thoroughly. One wonders what miscommunication could have led to this.

  11. Da
    March 3, 2017

    Incompetent is as incompetent does. This guy has no place being DCP.

  12. Act of Country-sion
    March 3, 2017

    Seems like Alieraza Monfared’s cancelled diplomatic passport left us with a new word called “REGRET”. Last week Friday Skerrit told us “I regret”, I guess selling passports to crooks and criminals that put him in very hot water, and Today Acting deputy police chief Valerie “We regret”. I guess it’s lent so they did somethings they regret and maybe wants us to help them pray, so let’s pray An Act of Contrition: Oh my God I am very sorry for what I did because I deserve jail and still more…through my fault, through my fault, through my fault, because according to Tony, I knew, I knew, I knew

    • My 2 Cents
      March 3, 2017

      You should ask UWP about all the crooks they sold passports to that’s why we were blacklisted and have to get visas all now to go to Canada. Know what you try talking about before you talk.

      • Barbara Saunders
        March 6, 2017

        My two cents

        Somehow that does not seem to matter, or we are all suddenly suffering from amnesia! So it is not a question of wrong things being wrong! It is who does the wrong.

        The sun Newspaper has a full expose on monies received by UWP for promises of diplomatic passports – (translated into my English that is promissory sales of passports because monies actually exchanged hands.) There are dates, there are names, there are countries cited where meetings were held. there is information on the process used for transfer of the funds and all of that.

        No denial, no threat of lawsuit, nothing, yet those who are so outraged and enraged on the basis of speculation, innuendo, unsubstantiated allegations against the other party are conspicuously silent. Come guys, make up your minds! Is wrong wrong, whoever does it?

    • Let The Truth Be Told - Original
      March 3, 2017

      How often when people comment they could offend God? Do not offend God with your type of prayer which is not sincere from the heart. It is not smart of you. Do not use the prayer in this manner.
      God knows your heart and the reason you stated it. Are you not aware that you should not blaspheme God and take Him for granted? It is also an idle prayer which merit nothing with God and which He will not answer for it is done with an unloving heart and godly spirit. Do not try to deceive God. He who does not deceive will never be deceived.

      • Every 1
        March 4, 2017

        Where were u when the pm stated, “come to him instead of praying to God”. Where were u when the PM was called Jesus. Your selectivity spells you out as a class A hypocrite.

  13. Anansi
    March 3, 2017

    One second there, what is Carbon doing in the background? Why didn’t Carbon apologize when actually the summons would have been addressed to him? Why didn’t he take the role as Chief of Police and provide an explanation as to why no officers were able to show up in court that day?

    Stupes! That’s why I find the US justice system practical. The court system has their own security and enforcement organization.

    ADMIN: The caption said file photo

    • Jackson
      March 3, 2017

      good job admin. Anansi head is so empty Anansi thinks this is actually Valarie apologizing to Justice Charles-Clarke in the fie photo. SMH.

    • My 2 Cents
      March 3, 2017

      DUHHHHH I know you are not the brightest crayon in the pack but it’s obvious DNO just used whatever pic they had of the officer on file and not one of today.

    • March 3, 2017

      Oh my God. Where are you guys from? This is not Valerie in the court room. My God anyone with access to the internet is able to read this.

      • Let The Truth Be Told - Original
        March 3, 2017

        She was already shown in the previous article. Did you not notice? It was not necessary to show her again but the one who apologized.

    • The Darkness
      March 3, 2017

      The US court system is still dirty… Practical? Maybe because your blinded by social obscurities,

  14. only time will tell
    March 3, 2017

    lol lol my brother if I know you well you have been a police for over 15 years come on bro also as our church brother I need to understand what you saying I do hope that one day you will be FREE from this kind of things that’s going on in this bless country call Dominica, I pray one day DOMINICA WELL BE FREEEEEE IN THE GOOD NAME OF GOD its just showing that under this gov nothing in Dominica is working right but as I always say all these will come to an END only time will tell. And how long not long! am also longing to here my PM using his big words GOD IS good all the time ! is he to busy ?

    • Da4real
      March 3, 2017

      You church goers need to SEEK THE LORD instead of been so critical of the government. The bible says to pray for your leaders that you may live a peaceful life. The reason why the country is in so much turmoil has nothing to do with Skerrit. When people who call themselves Christian loose perspective of their calling and get entangled in carnal things..God is not gonna hold the government responsible. The believers are his mouth piece but they have forgotten about “HIM” GOD.It’s time to stop blaming the government and time to start praying.

      • Music Producer
        March 3, 2017

        Yeah, what’s your point? SO God cannot be seen but has gender? If prayers worked we would be out of the mess we’re in already! Prayer is personal and CANNOT work for any other reason, whatsoever. Allu need to wake up :(

      • mamzel
        March 3, 2017

        it is time to pray and act. Faith without works is dead. What is happening in this country is because the church leaders (many of them) have sold out for 30 pieces of silver. They have changed the truth to “alternate facts”, they have become like the Priest Eli (int he bible) who saw his sons doing wrong but never said anything to them. In the end Eli fell and broke his neck, So watch you “Eli” church leaders

      • It's My Damn Business
        March 3, 2017

        @Da4real, I agree with you that we should pray for our leaders and that’s why I pray the words of Elijah to king Jehoram over PM Skerrit and his gang everyday day. Jehoram was a very evil king that walked in the ways of Ahab, and caused the children of Israel to turn from God. He was so wicked that he killed six of his biological brothers just to ensure that power was his and his alone. As a result, Elijah wrote him this beautiful letter found in 2 Chronicles 21: 8-15, that I pray over Skerrit everyday:
        14. Behold, with a great plague will the LORD smite thy people, and thy children, and thy wives, and all thy goods: 15 And thou shalt have great sickness by disease of thy bowels, until thy bowels fall out by reason of the sickness day by day.

    • Lang Su soon
      March 3, 2017

      What’s ur point ???????

      • Da4real
        March 3, 2017

        Go PRAY

    • Jackson
      March 3, 2017

      ONLY TIME WILL TELL Skerrit is a very strong man. People like you blame skerrit for everything. What does the PM have to do with what happened? You cooked, food salty is Skerrit, U sweeten your tea too Sweet is Skerrit, It rains is skerrit, Sun hot is Skerrit. You need to Pick yourself up and dust your self off exhale and live. Were is a will there is a way. and remember one thing. GOD IS NOT LABOUR NOR UWP. HE LOVES ALL OF US.

    • Let The Truth Be Told - Original
      March 3, 2017

      What is going on in this country? What I see is going on, too many Catholics renounced their Faith to join another church emptied of an Altar. If you did, do not think you did well. You have added to it being not blest.
      As God ordained, all things come to an end and so will those Protestant churches.

  15. The Eel
    March 3, 2017

    NICE PIECE OF WORK ON BOTH SIDES. If you report them I will only Reprimand them. We got them covered

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