Since the year 2000, 3,300 people have been killed by police and in the last 3 years 500 have been killed or injured by police shootings. The issue of violence emanating from the actions of the security forces were addressed in a forum hosted by Jamaicans for Justice, whose Executive Director, Rodje Malcolm linked the violence of the police force with a greater problem within broader society.

Commissioner of Indecom, Terrence Williams revealed that the fatal shooting rate in Jamaica places at 7%, positioning the country near the top of the global index. He says that the squaddie culture is to blame.

Joel Crosskill has more on this report in the video below.