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Gov’t gets $2.7 Billion to Address Crime and Roads

The Government has signed loan agreements with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), totalling US$31 Million (J$2.7 billion), to cover justice and road improvement programmes. Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon Audley Shaw, signed both agreements on Wednesday (December … Continued

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700 More Police on the Streets for Christmas

An additional 700 police personnel will be deployed to various locations across the island as the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) institutes measures to ensure the safety of citizens during the busy Christmas season. “The JCF is giving the public the … Continued

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JCF Introduces System for Wreckers

As of January 1, wreckers that are approved to tow vehicles on behalf of the police will bear official identifying stickers. Acting Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) in charge of Operations, Glenmore Hinds, addressing a press briefing at the Commissioner’s … Continued

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Four Paths Police Youth Club Re-launched

The Four Paths Police Youth Club (FPPYC) was recently restructured and re-launched following a period of inactivity. Club member, Kimesha Small, informed that the restructuring process, which was spearheaded by Constable Fredi Ferguson, was to increase the level and range … Continued

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Manchester Police Tackle Crime in the Parish

Acting head of the Manchester Police Division, Superintendent Howard Francis, has said the police will be deploying all the resources at its disposal to quell criminal activities in the parish. “Recently we have received new equipment and motor vehicles, these … Continued

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Police Force Reaches Out to Inner-City Youths

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has taken advantage of a unique opportunity to build trust among inner-city youths, by offering internships to several young people from Parade Gardens (Tel Aviv and South Side) in downtown Kingston. The internship programme is … Continued

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Abuse of 119 Slow Police Emergency Response

The 119 emergency number serves as a means through which persons with genuine emergencies can receive urgent assistance. However, the emergency line is being plagued by persons abusing the system through prank calls and other general enquires that are not … Continued

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Manchester Gets New Distrist Constables

Six municipal police officers of the Manchester Parish Council were on Tuesday (Nov. 24), sworn in as District Constables (DC) to support the work of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) at the community level. The newly appointed DCs, comprising five … Continued

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Stiffer Fines Coming for Praedial Larceny

A praedial larceny co-ordinator is to be appointed within the next four weeks, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Dr. Christopher Tufton, announced Wednesday (November 26). He said that it will be a joint endeavour between his Ministry and the … Continued

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