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Trinidad: PSC member resigns amidst Griffith debacle


(Trinidad Guardian) The maelstrom of controversy surrounding the appointment of Gary Griffith to act as Commissioner of Police by the Police Service Commission (PSC) in mid-August – which was rescinded a month later by the commission in a ‘suspension’ letter to Griffith – took another eye-opening turn yesterday evening when one of the PSC’s members, Courtney McNish, handed in his resignation.

McNish’s resignation came at a time when the commission already facing three lawsuits over its handling of the recruitment of the next Police Commissioner.

The remaining members of the commission, which usually operates with five members, are chairman Bliss Seepersad, sociologist Dr Susan Craig-Jones and attorney Roger Kawalsingh.

McNish’s resignation was announced by the Office of the President in a media release yesterday.

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