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Some of the representatives from various security agencies at yesterday’s meeting, which was held in the George Lamming Pedagogical Centre in the Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination.
Raising the bar
A CONCERTED effort is under way to raise the standard of security agencies and officers in Barbados.

Chairman of the Caribbean Association of Security Professionals (CASP), Oral Reid met yesterday with representatives of a group of security agencies to start the dialogue on how that organisation can assist in the development of the profession, with a strong focus on training, professionalism, efficiency and effectiveness.

According to Reid, “Certainly you would realise we have a system that says if you have a Police Certificate of Character you can go to the Ministry of Defence and Security and apply for a license to function as a security officer. It has worked, but there are some of us who are looking on from the outside who can see some gaps that need to be closed. And we are willing to discuss with all of the appropriate agencies and bodies how we can close those gaps because...

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