Police Commissioner Gary Griffith says he intends to approach the Attorney General to request that women be allowed to carry pepper spray for their own protection.
Speaking at a media briefing at the Police Administration building in Port of Spain, Griffith said pepper spray is non-lethal.
He said it is used all around the world by women to protect themselves
Griffith said he has information that many women in T&T already carry pepper spray, as they desperately try to protect themselves.
Griffith also said a Sexual Offences Unit will soon be formed within the TTPS