Minister of Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Marlene Malahoo Forte, says the review of provisions in the Bail Bill will focus on balancing human rights with safety and security needs.

Wednesday, 16 November 2022 16:56

Jamaica getting more US help to tackle crime and violence

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The American Government has increased its funding of programmes designed to help Jamaica and other countries in the Caribbean tackle a number of problems linked to crime and violence, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Caribbean Affairs and Haiti Barbara Feinstein told journalists on Tuesday.

Wednesday, 16 November 2022 16:50

British woman charged after cocaine found her suitcase

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A British woman was brought to the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Tuesday in connection with cocaine allegedly being found in her luggage as she was checking in to board a flight to London from the Norman Manley International Airport.

Wednesday, 16 November 2022 16:45

US fugitive held in Jamaica after 10 years on the run

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A US fugitive said to be on the run for 10 years was held in a multi-agency operation in St James on Tuesday.

Wednesday, 02 November 2022 15:59

Make use of gun amnesty, Commish advises

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Police Commissioner Major General Antony Anderson has urged persons to take advantage of the pending gun amnesty before warning that "at the end of the amnesty there is no excuse" for individuals who are caught with an illegal gun.

Wednesday, 02 November 2022 15:50

Four dead, one injured in multiple Clarendon shootings

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Two separate shooting incidents in Clarendon have left four persons dead and one hospitalised.

Rushane Patterson, the person of interest in the murder of social media influencer Aneka 'Slickianna' Townsend, is now in police custody, law enforcement sources have disclosed.

A judge in the Hanover Parish Court in Sandy Bay today ordered the return of the passport of an American woman charged with manslaughter arising from a fatal crash.

Wednesday, 02 November 2022 14:55

Regional police welfare body wants cop killers hanged

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KINGSTOWN, St Vincent and the Grenadines, CMC – The organisation representing the welfare of police officers across the region has called for harsher punishments, including the death penalty, for anyone found guilty of killing a cop.

Simeon Sutherland, the man accused of murdering former People’s National Party Member of Parliament Dr Lynvale Bloomfield, whose trial was set to begin in the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston on Wednesday, has disappeared.

POLICE Commissioner Major General Antony Anderson on Tuesday described as a worrying trend the number of children being brought to book for serious crimes.