Jamaica: PM Expresses Country’s Intentions to Transform the Country’s Security Landscape

The plan of Holness is improve the national security to gain more control of the criminal situation and fight against the rise of the criminal acts

On Thursday, the Prime Minister of Jamaica, Andrew Holness, express the intentions to transform the security landscape of the Caribbean country.

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The plan of Holness is improve the national security to gain more control of the criminal situation and fight against the rise of the criminal acts in Jamaica, specifically in the capital, Kingston.

According to the premier the government is dedicated to boosting the human resources and operational strategies of the security forces. He also said that the significant rise in security personnel and the integration of advanced technologies have been called to the country.

The Prime Minister remarked, “We have increased our security forces and addressed the issue of attrition from the security forces.” Holness added that the administration has also incorporated in a significant way new technologies and have trained the leadership of the security forces.

I am pleased to highlight the transformative security reforms we have undertaken to enhance peace and safety across Jamaica. pic.twitter.com/ozbtNQIDSC

— Andrew Holness (@AndrewHolnessJM) June 19, 2024

Holness said that the strategy is to continue to push the murder rate downward, also its important down the number of gangs.

The Prime Minister asserted that the security forces have dismantled several of the violence producing gangs and highlighted the effectiveness of the strategic approach of the government.

Andrew Holness said that is compromised to fight against crimes and with this rise the number of tourist in the island.