Letter to Dottin
Commissioner of Police
Royal Barbados Police Force
Cnr. Roebuck & Palmetto Street
“I write to inform you that His Excellency, Sir Elliott Fitzroy Belgrave, G.C.M.C, K.A., Governor General of Barbados, has been advised by the Police Service Commission to exercise the power conferred upon him by section 11 (1) of the Pensions Act, Cap. 25, and requested that you, in the public interest, be retired from the office of Commissioner of Police.
“His Excellency directed the Police Service Commission to provide you with copies of all statements and other evidence which was considered by the Police Service Commission in reaching its decision that you should be required to retire in the public interest, within 21 days of today’s date, 17 June, 2013.
“His Excellency has further advised that within 28 days thereafter, you may provide him with any statement or other evidence or document which, in your opinion, will cast doubt on, or completely rebut the case presented to His Excellency by the Police Service Commission and which is capable of showing that His Excellency should not act on the advice of the Police Service Commission, that you should be retired from the office of Commissioner of Police.
“His Excellency expressed the view that when he is fully satisfied that all the rules of natural justice as they apply to your case have been satisfied, he would be in a position to determine whether or not you should be required to retire. His Excellency is, however, of the view that you should be placed on administrative leave with immediate effect, today 17 June, 2013, until further notice.
“I am further advised that on the advice of the Police Service Commission, after consultation with the Prime Minister, His Excellency has appointed Mr. Tyrone Griffith, Assistant Commissioner of Police, to act as Commissioner of Police with effect from today, 17 June, 2013, until further notice. Your should conduct yourself accordingly.”
R.E. Guyson Mayers