The Police High Command has instructed the Inspectorate and Professional Oversight Bureau (IPROB) to conduct an investigation into the circumstances surrounding an altercation, between police officers and citizens in Kingston West.
Police are reporting an increase in reported rape cases, murders and shootings in Manchester since the start of the year compared to the corresponding period last year (January 1 – October 10).
Following a systematic search by members of the Caribbean Search Centre and officers assigned to the St. Andrew Central Police Division, the firearm and ammunition used in the attempted robbery/ hostage incident in Kingston 10 has been seized.
The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has met with stakeholders in the entertainment industry to discuss several areas of concern, including provisions of the Noise Abatement Act.
Police negotiators from the Jamaica Constabulary Force successfully de-escalated a hostage situation at a business place on Molynes Road, Kingston 10 on Monday, September 09, securing the safe release of several hostages and the surrender of the hoodlums.
Seven persons are to face the court to answer to charges of Illegal Possession of Firearm and Illegal Possession of Ammunition following the seizure of one firearm and 26 rounds of ammunition in two separate incidents.
The Cari-Folk Singers perform a Miss Lou Folk Song medley during A Special Gathering, a floral tribute in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dr. the Hon. Louise Bennett-Coverley, Miss Lou. The celebratory event was held on Miss Lou’s Birthday, September 7 at the National Heroes Park in Kingston.
The Jamaica Labour Party is fine tuning its political machinery in preparation for the next general elections which are constitutionally due by February 2021.
Prime Minister Holness has charged the Commissioner of Police, Major General Anthony Anderson with ensuring that adequate arrangements are put in place for a smooth start to the new school year, come Monday, September 2.
Soaring temperatures over the summer has led to a significant increase in electricity consumption in Jamaica, as homeowners and business places deploy additional cooling devices such as air conditioners and fans.