Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Thursday | January 17, 2013
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Cops embrace INDECOM: Commission notes improvements, but still wants more
After more than two years of operation and a number of tense interactions with the police, head of the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM), Terrence Williams, says the demeanour of the security forces towards his office has improved....

Kingston Captured: Around Kingston in 24 hours
After an exciting day-and-night affair that spanned 24 hours in the nation's capital, the spectacular sights and scenes captured by photographers from across the island are unveiled today....

Groups call for greater accountability for police shootings
With at least 19 police killings recorded since the start of the year, the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has painted a picture of poor accountability within the Jamaican constabulary for the use of deadly force....

... Cold-case killings under investigation
Police killings going back five years are now being investigated by the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM).Yesterday, during a Gleaner Editors' Forum held at the newspaper's North Street, central Kingston, offices, INDECOM head Terrence...

Recommendations
Jamaicans continue to cry out about the high number of police killings. Since the start of the year, there have been at least 19 reported police killings across the island. During a Gleaner Editors' Forum held yesterday at the newspaper's Kingston offices...

INDECOM probes safety measures employed for murdered patient
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has announced that it has launched a probe to determine if sufficient steps were taken to ensure the safety of Adiff Washington, the patient killed at the May Pen Hospital on Tuesday....

Too early to push Witter out - Peart
Despite being left "shocked and disappointed" on Tuesday by the public defender's failure to submit his long-awaited report on the 2010 Tivoli Gardens incursion, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Michael Peart, believes...

State sets eyes on Dudus' assets
Queen's Counsel Michael Hylton has said the state-run Assets Recovery Agency is going ahead with its claim to get orders to confiscate the assets of former Tivoli Gardens strongman Christopher 'Dudus' Coke and his...

Gov't makes progress on laws to cripple gangs, scammers
The Jamaican police will soon have three key pieces of legislation that will enhance their crime-fighting strategies. National Security Minister Peter Bunting, who made the announcement yesterday, said the long-awaited anti-gang legislation...

Holness got FINSAC response from GG
Special adviser to Governor General Sir Patrick Allen, Evadne Coye, has revealed that Opposition Leader Andrew Holness has already received a response from that office to his request for the head of state's intervention to allow the completion...

PSOJ gives Cabinet thumbs up on retreat
The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) yesterday expressed positive views on the Government's post-Cabinet retreat press briefing to update the nation on the details coming out of the three-day meeting....

Gov't embraces new local recycling firm
Jamaica took a new step towards preserving the nation for future generations yesterday with the grand opening of Jamaica Recycles at the company's Spanish Town Road, Kingston, grounds. Jamaica Recycles will operate...

Local fruit juices to flow into schools again
THE MUCH-touted programme to supply local fruit juices to schools across the country is set to get back on track next month after an arrangement between the Ministry of Education and the supplier was almost derailed...


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