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  • A sum of $464 million has been allotted to the Ministry of National Security to upgrade the communication and vehicle tracking systems of the JCF.
  • The funds will go towards the provision of digital radio networks and the training of JCF personnel.
  • The project, which commenced in April this year, will run until December 2014, and is being financed through the Consolidated Fund.

A sum of $464 million has been allotted to the Ministry of National Security to upgrade the communication and vehicle tracking systems of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF).

The funds, which have been allocated in the 2014/2015 Estimates of Expenditure, now before the House of Representatives, will go towards the provision of digital radio networks and the training of JCF personnel.

Achievements, so far, under the project include the signing of a contract for the supply and installation of equipment.

The project, which commenced in April this year, will run until December 2014, and is being financed through the Consolidated Fund.