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  • A contract has been approved by Cabinet for the construction of a police station to serve residents of the Longville Park Housing Development, in Clarendon.
  • The contract has been awarded to C & D Construction and & Engineering Limited in the amount of $72.2 million.
  • She was speaking at a Jamaica House media briefing in Montego Bay on September 4, at the Office of the Prime Minister, Western Regional Office.

A contract has been approved by Cabinet for the construction of a police station to serve residents of the Longville Park Housing Development, in Clarendon.

The contract has been awarded to C & D Construction and & Engineering Limited in the amount of $72.2 million.

“The National Housing Trust, which is responsible for the Longville Park Development, and the Jamaica Constabulary Force, have agreed on the need for a permanent police presence in the Longville Park community, to enable the police to be more responsive to the security concerns of the residents,”  said Minister with responsibility for Information, Senator the Hon. Sandrea Falconer.

She was speaking at a Jamaica House media briefing in Montego Bay on September 4, at the Office of the Prime Minister, Western Regional Office.

The police station will be located on  two acres of land,  with construction expected to be completed within the next six months, Senator Falconer  said.

The Minister also pointed out that the NHT’s comprehensive plan for the Longville Park Housing Development includes 6,000 housing solutions, with more than half   already completed in three phases.   Phase Four of the development is now underway.