South West St Andrew MP, Dr Angela Brown-Burke is appealing for an end to the violence in the Maxfield Park Area.
Her call follows what she describes as a recent upsurge in violence along Maxfield Avenue despite the imposition of a State of Public Emergency in the St Andrew South Police Division.
Dr Brown-Burke says even more police personnel are needed in the space.
She says the continuation of murders and shootings in the area is evidence that the special crime-fighting measures are ineffective.[Cart No: <Carts>angela ineffective strategy feb 14, 2020 .mp3Time: 24sOut-cue: ]
Dr Angela Brown Burke, Member of Parliament for South West St Andrew, speaking in a pre-recorded voice clip sent to the media today.
Meanwhile, the Opposition today postponed a planned walk through sections of the gritty areas along Maxfield Avenue to meet with residents and stakeholders.
It’s unclear if or when the planned walkthrough will happen.