Chastanet: $5.8-million CCTV project, increased police patrols to fight crime in Saint Lucia


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(GIS) — As part of the Medium Term Development Strategy for 2019-2022, government aims to reduce recidivism by 30 percent.

In addition, Prime Minister Hon. Allen Chastanet said crime hot spots will benefit from a stronger police presence in order to improve crime prevention and detection efforts.

Mr. Chastanet said there will be increased foot and mobile patrols on the front-line where they are needed most.

Meanwhile, the surveillance capability of law enforcement has been enhanced with a $5.8 million Safe City CCTV Project in Castries, of which $1.8 million has been allocated for 2019/2020.

In addition, greater focus will be placed on community policing to strengthen community involvement in fighting crime.

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One comment

  1. yall should not say that was being done. just do it and catch the criminals of guard


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