Police Constable Shelford Kinsale and Police Constable Anthony Mohammed both tested positive for COVID-19 and subsequently passed away. Kinsale died on January 4th at the Chaguanas Health Facility and Mohammed died on January 3rd at the Augustus Long Hospital.
The following is a press release from the TTPS:
The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service loses another officer due to complications associated with COVID-19. No. 16733 Police Constable SHELFORD KINSALE, who tested positive for COVID-19 and subsequently passed away on Tuesday 4th January, 2022 at the Chaguanas Health Facility.
PC Kinsale, 40, who enlisted as a Police officer on November 3rd, 2003 was last attached to the Freeport Police Station, Central Division. PC Kinsale leaves to mourn his parents, his wife, and a brother who is also a police officer. Snr. Supt. Curt Simon of Central Division, shared that “The death of PC Kinsale is an extremely great loss to the Freeport Police Station and by extension the TTPS as a whole.
He was a very kind and uplifting person, a friend to all. He was very professional in the way he conducted himself, with extremely great work ethics. A dependable officer led by example. The Executive of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), expresses their deepest sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of PC Kinsale.
The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is plunged into mourning as it says goodbye to No.17780 Police Constable Anthony Mohammed who tested positive for Covid-19 and subsequently passed away on Monday 3rd January, 2022 at the Augustus Long Hospital.
PC Mohammed, 47, who enlisted as a Special Reserve Police officer on January 2nd, 2004 before being absorbed on March 6th, 2009 was last attached to Mon Repos Police Station, Southern Division before proceeding on Injury leave. PC Mohammed leaves to behind his wife and son.
The Executive of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), extend their deepest condolences with the family, friends and colleagues. PC Mohammed would be greatly missed. Acting Commissioner of Police Mc Donald Jacob is asking his officers to get vaccinated as the life they save might be their own.