Cops want overdue pay
A top official of the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) has sought to clear the air following complaints by some police officers that they have not been paid for working extra duties since last November.
Barbados TODAY spoke directly to some of the affected officers who said they simply could not understand why it was taking the RBPF so long to pay them for working at a number of events, since the monies had already been paid in to the Force’s accounts department by the organizers of the private functions.
However, the Acting Superintendent of Police in charge of Administration, Timothy Springer, told Barbados TODAY that all officers would have been paid, except those who would have submitted their documentation late.
“It is not the accounts [department’s] fault. It would be those officers who submitted late documentation to be processed,” he said without going into detail about the number of officers affected.