Deputy Police Commissioner Jim Andrews

Police will keep close watch over political developments

They will also keep a close watch on the threats purportedly issued by some workers’ union for a nationwide stop work.

Chief of Operations Deputy Police Commissioner Jim Andrews said instructions were issued to all divisional and provincial commanders to ensure all activities emanating from these political developments are closely monitored in the best interest of peace, good order and national security.

Andrews said police will enforce increased patrols and surveillance as a precautionary measure against opportunistic crimes across the nation.

Police boss praises Uniforce training

Deputy Commissioner Andrews said this on Thursday during the graduation ceremony for the security guards attached with the University's Uniforce.

The guards completed a Security Training Level 2 Course conducted by OSS-Orogen Ltd.

Andrews said: "You have realised the importance of training and the need to raise the level of professionalism and ethical standards within the industry.

He told the guards that they provide a very critical service in crime prevention and that their contribution is appreciated.