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  • National Security Minister, Hon. Robert Montague, and Police Commissioner, Dr. Carl Williams, have expressed regret over the death of Corporal Judith Williams, who was shot by gunmen on Bray Street in Kingston, on April 28.
  • Speaking with journalists at the National Police College of Jamaica, at Twickenham Park, St. Catherine, on April 29, Mr. Montague said this latest incident underscored the need to forge partnerships going forward, “so that each and every one of us, in our own way, in our own sphere, can help to tackle this monster of crime.”
  • Also expressing regret is the United States Ambassador to Jamaica, His Excellency Luis G. Moreno.

National Security Minister, Hon. Robert Montague, and Police Commissioner, Dr. Carl Williams, have expressed regret over the death of Corporal Judith Williams, who was shot by gunmen on Bray Street in Kingston, on April 28.

Also expressing regret is the United States Ambassador to Jamaica, His Excellency Luis G. Moreno.

Speaking with journalists at the National Police College of Jamaica, at Twickenham Park, St. Catherine, on April 29, Mr. Montague said this latest incident underscored the need to forge partnerships going forward, “so that each and every one of us, in our own way, in our own sphere, can help to tackle this monster of crime.”

Dr. Williams, who also spoke with journalists at the College, described the attack on the officer, who was stationed at his office, as a “brutal act.”

“She (was) a gentle soul, a harmless person….and yet she was so brutally attacked and killed. We are going to find the killers…quickly, and we will bring them to justice,” the Commissioner said.

For his part, Ambassador Moreno, who said the Embassy would be issuing a statement of solidarity with the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), assured that “we (continue to) stand shoulder to shoulder in support with you.”