Members of the T&T Police Service are mourning the loss of two of their colleagues who both succumbed to COVID-19.
Yesterday morning, Corporal Nyron Allen, who was assigned to the Trinidad and Tobago Municipal Police Service (TTMPS) passed away at the St James Medical Complex.
He had tested positive for COVID-19 on October 11.
He was last assigned to the Port-of-Spain City Police Service (PCPS) and enlisted into the service in July 2008.
He leaves to mourn a ten-year-old daughter.
Deputy Commissioner of Police McDonald Jacob and the executive of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) extended condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Allen.
According to a release issued by the TTPS, Superintendent Glen Charles, of the PCPS, said Cpl Allen was a bright and upcoming member of the service with a considerable amount of potential.
Charles said Allen displayed a passion for upward mobility of the Service and himself.
Supt Charles added that Allen was a very disciplined officer who spoke his mind and always made a positive contribution, adding he was saddened by his death and that he would be missed was to the Service.
“Cpl Allen, fondly called ‘Toppy’, will be remembered for his fun-loving spirit, his motivation towards his fellow officers and that he would give anything in the world to ensure his daughter’s happiness,” the release said.
Earlier this week, WPC Rhonda Jenise Martin died after she was found unresponsive at her home last Saturday.
The TTPS said Martin, 43, was remembered as a “very soft-spoken individual who loved smiling and always exuded a jovial spirit while at the workplace. She was always eager and willing to assist anyone, never failing to cheer up those whom she encountered.”
Martin was last assigned to the Office of the Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), North East, performing clerical duties.