A female police officer is charged for forging her Caribbean Secondary Educational Certificate (CSEC) results.
Woman Police Constable (WPC) Sumanta Denise Darcel Davidson, 35, was granted $250,000 bail when she appeared before Justice of the Peace Stephen Young to answer five fraud charges.
She was last attached to the North-Eastern Division and charged with three counts of uttering a forged document and two counts of obtaining money under false pretenses.
Davidson will appear in court on November 6, 2020.
A release from the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) stated that she was charged after an anonymous report in January 2017 to the Professional Standards Bureau (PSB) in Port-of-Spain. Corporal Carthy was detailed to investigate.
The case against Davidson is that in October 2012 she applied for employment as a data entry operator at the IT department of the TTPS.
She tendered a certificate of results with the following CSEC grades: Biology General (II), Chemistry General (II), English Language General (II), Geography General (II), Mathematics General (II), Principles of Accounts General (II), Social Studies General (II).
Davidson was successful and commenced work as a data entry operator for two years and three months.
The case against her is that in October 2014 she applied for employment as a police officer at the Police Academy in St James and also uttered false documents.
A background check was done on her by an investigator attached to the Police Training Academy.
Davidson graduated as a police recruit in 2016 and was attached to the North Eastern Division until she was suspended in 2018
She received salaries in excess of $350,000, investigators said.
After the anonymous tip, the file was handed over to acting Cpl Bissessar to continue investigations.
It is being alleged that he obtained documents from the Ministry of Education, the Arima Secondary School and CXC Barbados.
Police are alleging that its investigation revealed that Davidson wrote the CSEC examinations in June 2001, at the Arima senior Comprehensive School and the records showed that she obtained the following grades; Biology General (V), Chemistry General (V), English (A) General (II), Mathematics General (IV), and Physics General (V).
The charges were laid by acting Cpl Bissessar.