Montserrat deputy commissioner of police resigns

first_img Share Tweet NewsRegional Montserrat deputy commissioner of police resigns by: – March 1, 2012 Share Sharing is caring!center_img Share 119 Views   no discussions BRADES, Montserrat (GIU) — The governor of Montserrat, Adrian Davis, has confirmed that Deputy Commissioner of Police Paul Morris has resigned from the Royal Montserrat Police Service.Deputy Commissioner Paul Morris (left). Photo credit: gov.msDavis said Morris gave no grounds for his resignation. He said, however, that Morris was entitled to make such a decision under the terms of his contract.When asked to comment further, Davis says he is considering all aspects of the administration of the Royal Montserrat Police Service in light of the findings of a report on police misconduct within the police service. Davis said that the details of the report prepared by police officers from the Cayman Islands and Bermuda are being reviewed by the Director of Public Prosecution Kathy-Ann Pyke.Morris, who was appointed deputy commissioner of police in 2008, was given the responsibility during his tenure for the overall administration of the RMPS to include training, development and budget. He previously served a four-year stint as superintendent of police from 2000-2004.His resignation comes on the heels of RMPS officer, Sergeant Ottley Laborde being charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm, wounding, disorderly conduct, and threatening language, stemming from a December 2011 incident.The former commissioner led the investigation into the police brutality case and worked with the visiting police officers to complete the final report.by Nerissa GoldenCaribbean News Nowlast_img