Police to collaborate with Red Thread to tackle societal ills

first_imgTop officials from the Guyana Police Force on Monday met with representatives of the NGO Red Thread to discuss the preliminary report of a two-year project which commenced in 2016 with focus on “Engaging communities for improving implementation of Domestic Violence laws”.Crime Chief Paul Williams, other top officials of the Guyana Police Force and members of Red ThreadThe meeting was held at the Kingston, Georgetown Headquarters of the Guyana Police Force, and was attended by Crime Chief Assistant Commissioner Paul Williams, Karen De Souza, and top officials of both the Guyana Police Force and Red Thread.Discussions dealt with the preliminary report of the project mentioned above, which targeted Plaisance/Better Hope, La Parfaite Harmonie, Bartica, Lethem and Anna Regina.During the research done in connection with this project, Police stations within the stated communities had been observed in relation to how members of the Force would deal with domestic violence and related matters.From the discussion, both positive and negative behaviours and actions would have been observed by the Red Thread representatives.Officers in attendance pledged to continue working with the group to strengthen their efforts in addressing domestic violence, child abuse, sexual offences and other aspects.last_img read more