Policeman charged for abuse of public office

A police officer has been charged with abuse of public office after allegedly demanding money from a man to drop two traffic cases.

Constable Renair Jemmott, 28, of Green Hill, St. Michael, is expected to appear in court today to face the charge.

He was arrested yesterday when police carried out an operation at Queen’s Park.

According to police public relations officer Inspector David Welch, Jemmott was at the time allegedly making arrangements to collect money he demanded from a man for the discontinuation of the traffic cases.

18 Responses to Policeman charged for abuse of public office

  1. Ronald Hazell
    Ronald Hazell September 30, 2014 at 8:27 am

    Oh boy

  2. Shanny Livingmylifetothefullest Chandler
    Shanny Livingmylifetothefullest Chandler September 30, 2014 at 8:39 am

    Hes ah big cunt wtf wrong with ppl these day just so money hungry

  3. Princess Tiny Neferua
    Princess Tiny Neferua September 30, 2014 at 8:54 am

    And don’t think for one moment that he’s the only one practicing this unethical behaviour..

  4. Michelle Cheeseman
    Michelle Cheeseman September 30, 2014 at 8:59 am

    Those in authority who abuse their power and break the law should be sent straight to jail!!!

  5. Däle Blues
    Däle Blues September 30, 2014 at 9:32 am

    Men and women become police officers for many different reasons; wanting to make a difference, to give back to society, because their parents were etc…then there are those who were bullies and/or badasses all their life and see joining the police as a way to continue their bullying ways. Those are the ones to fear.

  6. Rhonda Holder
    Rhonda Holder September 30, 2014 at 9:32 am

    He got to b young and giddy headed. Soldier man mussee call and complain for he.

  7. Donna Clarke
    Donna Clarke September 30, 2014 at 9:32 am

    Too many corrupt officers in the force, get them out!

  8. Bobby Brown
    Bobby Brown September 30, 2014 at 9:35 am

    I hope them lock up that criminal dam fool a they got many more

  9. Lise Hansen
    Lise Hansen September 30, 2014 at 9:47 am

    OMG …… this is like a BAD JOKE ……

  10. Bernard Walker
    Bernard Walker September 30, 2014 at 10:27 am

    wow just like NYC. the legal system had to clean house !

  11. Mark Walkes September 30, 2014 at 11:39 am

    Make an example of him. I totally agree with Dale Blues comment as well.

  12. Tony Webster September 30, 2014 at 11:56 am

    Old African proverb: The longest shadow is cast by the tallest tree. Anansi also said something about how far de fruit does fall from de tree. We all know what one bad apple wreaks upon the others.
    There is no option but to immediately root-out such mis-behaviour, both within…and without, the force. Mr. (Ag) Commissioner, you have our fullest support.

  13. Rhonda Holder
    Rhonda Holder September 30, 2014 at 11:59 am

    He stupid he wasn’t thinking with his brain.

  14. Cherry Matunda Heri
    Cherry Matunda Heri September 30, 2014 at 8:44 pm

    Things really so bad


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