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Golding says gov't spending too much on JDF while neglecting JCF

Sep 21st, 2022 | Category: Special Reports | 6:04
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#JamaicaGleaner #MarkGolding #PNP #PeoplesNationalParty #PNP84 #PressConference #JDF #JCF #AndrewHolness SEPTEMBER 21, 2022: Opposition Leader Mark Golding says that the Government has invested too much of its resources into the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) and not enough in the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), perpetuating the country's “terrible problem of violent crime”. Golding, who was speaking on Tuesday at the People's National Party's (PNP) post-conference briefing at its headquarters in St Andrew, said the police are operating below crime-fighting capacity. He argued that the number of police per capita in Jamaica is lower than in the rest of the region.

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