There's a New Sheriff in Antigua and Barbuda

The twin-island Caribbean nation has a long history of police corruption and ineffectiveness. Now three retired Mounties, led by a former Ottawa police officer, are looking to turn things around.

Michelle Collins
Published: Wednesday, 04/09/2008 12:00 am EDT

When the newly appointed police commissioner of Antigua and Barbuda took part in a recent "Take Back the Night" walk—the first time a senior officer had done so—there was noticeable surprise from locals.

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