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Growing Public-Police Partnership Makes St.Kitts-Nevis Safer

Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris said last week that there are signs of progress all over the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis and mentioned “the reduction in homicides over the last five months” as just one example.Twenty homicides have been committed to date in 2017.  Last year, there were 31 homicides.  The record for homicides in a single year in the Federation occurred in 2011.

The last four homicides this year occurred on July 4thAugust 21stOctober 7th and October 9th.  Today, November 13th, marks a five-week lull.Speaking with the Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister last week, Deputy Commissioner of Police Hilroy Brandy said intelligence-led policing is driving results.  “Last night, based on our intelligence, we were able to prevent what could have resulted in at least two homicides.

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