News & Updates
February 19, 2019 –Deputy Commissioner of Police Selvin Hay was appointed as Inspector General of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) on Monday February 18, 2019. His appointment forms part of the JCF’s strategic transformation, which will see the Inspectorate of Constabulary (IOC) restructured to robustly address matters dealing with professional standards and breaches of the Corruption Prevention Act.
February 28, 2019 – The Westmoreland Police have listed several individuals as wanted in connection with a range of criminal activities that have been affecting the parish and surrounding areas. The individuals listed as wanted are urged to turn themselves in immediately. They are:
1.Isaiah Perry of Kings Valley and Grange Hill, Westmoreland. He is wanted for shooting with intent.
2.Burton Shearer, 50, of Church Lincoln district, Westmoreland. He is wanted for murder.
January 31, 2019 –The Jamaica Constabulary Force has opened a second domestic violence intervention centre.
Based at the Matilda’s Corner Police Station in St. Andrew, the centre was declared officially open by the officer in charge of Area Four, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Devon Watkis and Deputy Director for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement at the United States (US) Embassy, Jamie Russell, in a ceremony on the station compound on Thursday, January 31.
January 17, 2019 – An assault rifle was one of two firearms that were seized by the St. James Police during an operation in Rose Mount, St. James on Wednesday, January 16. Several assorted rounds of ammunition were also seized.
January 15, 2019 – Shelton Blake of Bellrock in Kingston 11 was highly appreciative of the carving tools he received from Commissioner of Police Major General Antony Anderson on Tuesday, January 15.
Blake, who is a victim of a fire that destroyed four houses in his community on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, made a public appeal during a television interview for assistance to replace his tools. His appeal was heard by Major General Anderson, who handed over the new tools to him in a brief ceremony at the Hunts Bay Police Station.
International Human Rights Day 2018 Statement from Commissioner of Police Major General Antony Anderson
Today as we observe International Day on Human Rights under the theme “Stand up for Human Rights”, I take the opportunity to reiterate the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s (JCF) commitment to uphold the human rights and dignity of all persons with whom the Police come in contact.
An Ananda Alert has been activated for 13-year-old Romain Brown of Cypress Hall district in Red Hills, St. Andrew who has been missing since Saturday, December 08.
He is of dark complexion, medium build and is about 152 centimetres (5 feet) tall.
Romain was last seen at home about 7:00 a.m., wearing a white shirt,brown pants and a pair of blue and white sneakers. He has not been heard from since.
Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Romain Brown is being asked to contact the Red Hills Police at (876) 945-8270, Police 119 emergency number or the nearest Police Station.
An Ananda Alert has been activated for 13-year-old Tyania Thomas, student of Halls Delight, Constitution Hill, St. Andrew who has been missing since Friday, December 07.
She is of brown complexion, slim build and is about 152 centimetres (5 feet 4 inches) tall.
Reports from the Papine Police are that between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., Tyania was last seen at school in her school uniform - white blouse, blue tunic and a pair of black shoes and socks. She has not been heard from since.
November 20, 2018- The Office of the Commissioner of Police appreciates the interest of members of the media and other groups in having a comment on a recent court case involving a police officer.
We wish to state that persons who carry out illegal acts whether they are police officers or not should face the courts.
In the current case, the accused was convicted based on his own evidence.