first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppKingston, Jamaica, December 16, 2016 – One hundred district constables are to commence training on January 1, to join the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) as regular constables.  Minister of National Security, Hon. Robert Montague, made the disclosure at a ceremony to hand seven motor cars and 26 motorbikes to the police force held on December 14 at the JCF’s Transport and Repair Division in Kingston.Mr. Montague said the move is part of a raft of measures being implemented by the Ministry to strengthen the capacity of the force.  “The increased recruitment of men and women into the force (is important), because we are currently faced with a serious attrition rate. So far, this year, over 400 men and women have left the force, and we are moving to increase the intake and the training,” he said.He indicated that the JCF will be conducting two recruitment exercises next year to boost its numbers.   Meanwhile, the Minister informed that the mobile police stations will be deployed to crime hotspots, while the Ministry will be procuring 40 dogs from Cuba that are trained in narcotic detection and search and rescue. ALERT # 2 ON POTENTIAL TROPICAL CYCLONE NINE ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY THURSDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER, 2019 AT 9 PM EDT Electricity Cost of Service Study among the big agenda items at September 11 Cabinet meeting Photo credit: JamaicaObserver Related Items:#magneticmedianews The Luxury of Grace Bay in Down Town Provo #MagneticMediaNews Recommended for you Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApplast_img