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  • “I think we have enough bright people in the force who can make a difference in modernising the force. All they need is the partnership and the support, the logistics, the budget, and also the encouragement,” he said.

Commissioner of Police, Dr. Carl Williams, is calling for support for the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), as it embarks on a process of reform.

“I think we have enough bright people in the force who can make a difference in modernising the force. All they need is the partnership and the support, the logistics, the budget, and also the encouragement,” he said.

Dr. Williams was addressing the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) President’s Forum, held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in Kingston, yesterday (September 27).

In addition to reform of the JCF’s business processes, the Commissioner said this move is critical to the improvement of the effectiveness and efficiency of the Force, which will create trust and confidence.

“I would like to know that I have the support of everyone for the JCF, because it is only with one big grand partnership, when everyone is on the same page, to isolate and step away from the criminal elements, that we are going to succeed,” he said.

Dr. Williams gave the assurance that the police, along with the military, will not relent in their efforts to tackle violent outbursts in some sections of the island.

“We will stand up and we will fight the criminals, even if we have to put our lives at risk,” he said.