Murder, domestic violence, and gang violence are some of the concerns currently plaguing western Jamaica, despite the recently declared State of Public Emergency (SOPE) in St James.

Following a tour of the borders of the recently announced SOPE In St James, Assistant Commissioner of Police for Area One, Clifford Chambers, says there are still major safety concerns. Chambers adds that while the numbers are trending down, his team is actively pursuing each case and anticipates arrests will be made soon.  

Coupled with that, he says western Jamaica is also grappling with high incidents of domestic murders. Watch the report:

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