The primary responsibility of the Security Department is the protection of the people and assets of the Bank, and the provision of a safe environment for the performance of the Bank's function. In order facilitate the performance of their duties, Officers of the Security Department are precepted as Estate Police Officers under the Supplemental Police Act, Chapter 15:02. In the discharge of their duties,  they are vested with all of the rights, powers, authorities, privileges and immunities granted to any Police Constable in the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service.

In support of this mandate, the following services are provided by the Security Department; access control in and out of the building, on-going security evaluations, CCTV and alarm monitoring, risk assessments and surveys and executive protection. The Security Department also plays a major role in the Bank's business continuity organization and is often the first point of contact in the event of incidents affecting the Bank's business.

The Security Department aims at all times to provide a service which is customer oriented and professional. The Department realizes its goals through maintaining a workforce that is well-trained, proud of its profession and committed to excellence, as well as through the use of modern technologies.

Security is Everybody’s Business, if You See Something, Say Something.