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Manchester custos launches crime reduction group | News

In keeping with ongoing strategies to reduce crime and violence in Manchester, the Office of the Custos and the police have collaborated to develop strategies to address the social ills within the parish. With 36 per cent of the total crime statistics in Manchester being related to domestic violence and …

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J’cans See Crime, Unemployment & Corruption As Biggest Issues Affecting Country

Crime, unemployment and corruption are the biggest problems facing the country. Meanwhile, a plurality of 46 per cent of Jamaicans have no confidence that either Prime Minister Andrew Holness or Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips, can manage the problem that’s driving fear in the country. That’s one of the findings …

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PSOJ Looks To Build National Consensus On Crime In Biennium Agenda

Chevon Campbell has that story. The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica, PSOJ, says crime will remain its top focus over the next two years as it seeks to build nationwide consensus. The PSOJ outlined it’s priorities for the new year into 2021 at a media briefing this afternoon. PSOJ President, …

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JCF Explores Long-Term Intervention Strategies to Curb Crime in Mountain View

Police Commissioner Major General Antony Anderson says the JCF is moving to deal with a recent breakout of violent crime in sections of Mountain View . Commissioner Anderson says discussions are being held about the appropriate response to deal with issues in the area. Commissioner Anderson says Mountain View has …

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Security Minister Promises Improved Crime Fighting Results for 2020

The nation’s Security Minister, Dr. Horace Chang is promising better results from crime fighting this year. He made the statement while speaking on Nationwide this Morning. He disclosed that the capacity building of the Jamaica Constabulary Force by the government will ensure improved safety on the island. Over 1,300 Jamaicans …

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East Kingston Resident Cites Lack Of Confidence In Police For Crime Spike

East Kingston resident, Desmond Richards says the heightened crime and violence in the area’s partly due to resident’s lack of confidence in the police. He says limited police presence in some gritty areas to include Rockfort, has cemented the lack of confidence in the crime fighters. Meantime, residents in the …

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Crime Tops De La Haye’s Political Agenda

Newly installed PNP caretaker for East Central St. Catherine, Dr. Winston de la Haye, says addressing crime is at the top of his agenda for the constituency. The former JDF captain says safety and security is one of the main reasons he’s entering politics. Dr. De la Haye says he …

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Beenie Man Calls For Crime Free Holidays

Beenie Man was one of several who called on criminals to take a break for the holidays. Last week the Dancehall superstar made an emotional plea to Jamaicans for a crime-free Christmas, begging criminals to end the violence. Beenie Man made the plea during a public service announcement to his …

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PSOJ Wants Consensus On Crime, National ID For 2020

Get a national consensus on crime, make the ID a priority and reduce bureaucracy in business transactions. Those are what the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, PSOJ, says should be areas of focus in 2020, to improve the nation’s economic growth rate. PSOJ President Keith Duncan notes the economy has …

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More J’cans Sending Tips To Crime Stop

Executive Director of National Integrity Action, NIA, Professor Trevor Munroe, says he’s encouraged by the number of useful tips received by Crime Stop which has doubled. The NIA boss disclosed that the monthly average number of tips received for the first nine months of 2016 and 2017 was 100.  He …

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